Tag: Somalia

Are All Refugees Treated Equally?

A Refugee Camp 

With the summer months looming ahead, many of us imagine being on a beach with the scorching sun on our backs, calmly erasing any stress from the previous year. For others, a much darker reality lies ahead. The same water,…

Somalia Elects “Cheese” to the Presidency


Somalia has been stuck in a consistent cycle of chaos and disorder for nearly three decades, but on Wednesday, February 8th, a glimmer of hope for a more stable and less bloody future emerged when small group of politicians elected…

Another Uganda Plan: Israeli Foreign Policy and East Africa

If one were to predict which state besides Kenya spoke out most strongly about the attack on Nairobi’s Westgate Mall on 21 September, Somalia might be a good guess; al-Shabaab, the attackers responsible, originated there. Ethiopia, which has been fighting…