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New Atlanticist

Sep 21, 2018

Fifth anniversary of Westgate Mall attack: Fighting Al-Shabaab in Africa

By Ashish Kumar Sen

By the end of a four-day siege—the worst attack on Kenyan soil since the 1998 US Embassy bombing by al Qaeda—sixty-seven people were dead and more than two hundred wounded.

East Africa Somalia

In the News

Sep 11, 2018

Bruton Quoted in The Atlantic on War on Terror in Somalia

By Bronwyn Bruton

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Somalia

In the News

Aug 1, 2018

Pham Quoted in the New York Times on the US Military Presence in Africa

By J. Peter Pham

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Somalia

AfricaSource

Apr 23, 2018

Somalia’s continuing crisis worsens with UAE dispute

By J. Peter Pham

While it is imperative to keep up military pressure on the militants, ultimately insurgencies like Somalia’s can only be defeated by political legitimacy.

Africa Corruption

In the News

Jan 7, 2018

Pham Quoted in Financial Times on Somalia’s Call for Debt Relief to Fight Terrorism

By J. Peter Pham

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Somalia

In the News

Nov 19, 2017

Bruton Quoted in Cipher Brief on How Continued Deployment of Foreign Troops Causes Tension in Somalia

By Bronwyn Bruton

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Somalia

In the News

Nov 18, 2017

Bruton Quoted in Newsweek on How Enhanced Authorities Granted by Trump Has Been Detrimental in Somalia

By Bronwyn Bruton

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Somalia

New Atlanticist

Nov 6, 2017

US Strikes on ISIS in Somalia Underscore Threat, Vulnerabilities

By J. Peter Pham

On November 3, the United States carried out two separate airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in Somalia, the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced in a statement. The operations marked the first time that US forces have targeted ISIS militants in the conflict-ridden Horn of Africa country, where al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab has […]

Africa Somalia

In the News

Oct 19, 2017

Bruton in The Cipher Brief: The Widespread Disdain for Somalia’s Government

By Bronwyn Bruton

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Somalia

In the News

Oct 19, 2017

Bruton Quoted in the Cipher Brief on US Policy in Somalia

By Bronwyn Bruton

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Somalia