Sun, Aug 22, 2021

Kamal Alam with BBC Somali: Reconciliation of war: “How will the Taliban deal with resistance in the Panjshir Valley?”

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Afghanistan Conflict

Tue, Jun 29, 2021

Prof. Séverine Autesserre says that it’s time for the peacekeeping community to ‘walk the walk’ when it comes to localized peacebuilding

On Tuesday, June 29, the Africa Center convened a private event with award-winning author Professor Séverine Autesserre for a discussion on localized peacebuilding and her new book, The Frontlines of Peace.

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo

Fri, Jan 15, 2021

Atlantic Council hosts foreign minister of Somalia for a high-level roundtable

On Friday, January 15, the Africa Center and the Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative co-hosted a private roundtable featuring H.E. Mohamed Abdirizak, the minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia. In his remarks, Mr. Abdirizak addressed issues of security, governance, elections, and regional relationships from Somalia’s perspective.

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Africa Civil Society

Fri, Nov 27, 2020

Hudson joins Asharq to discuss the withdrawal of US forces from Somalia

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Africa Conflict

Wed, Nov 18, 2020

Warrick in Houston Chronicle on the dangers of Trump’s planned troop withdrawals

On November 18, Forward Defense and Hariri Center non-resident senior fellow Thomas Warrick wrote an op-ed for the Houston Chronicle titled “Trump gambles with national security by removing troops.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Defense Policy

Sun, Aug 4, 2019

Bruton quoted in the Daily Nation on US policy toward al-Shabaab

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East Africa Extremism

Mon, Jul 15, 2019

Bruton joins Public Radio International to discuss whether the United States should negotiate with al-Shabaab

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Extremism Somalia

Wed, Mar 20, 2019

Bruton quoted in Slate on US strikes in Somalia

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Mon, Dec 17, 2018

Bruton Joins PRI’s The World to Discuss US Airstrikes in Somalia

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Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Somaliland’s foreign minister discusses trade and recognition

Faratoon discussed Somaliland’s efforts to integrate into the regional economy, touting its partnership with the United Arab Emirates to substantially upgrade the Port of Berbera and develop a free economic zone to attract manufacturing firms and create much-needed jobs.

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Africa East Africa


Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Future of UN sanctions

Online Event Panel discussion on the future of targeted financial sanctions in the United Nations toolkit featuring Sue Eckert, George A. Lopez, Kimberly Prost, and Jacqueline Shire. This conversation is moderated by Howard Wachtel.

2:00pm Belarus China Economic Sanctions Ethiopia