Attacks by Somaliland, a breakaway region of Somalia whose sovereignty claim has no international recognition, have caused over 1,500 injuries since February 6 in the city of Las Anod, which is at the heart of the movement to reunify the Sool, Sanaag and Cayn (SSC) areas with Somalia. Pavan Kulkarni reports for People's Dispatch.
The United States Africa Command—or AFRICOM—was founded in 2007. But it’s failed to bring peace and security. Major failures in Somalia, Libya and elsewhere have left many Africans suspecting it exists only to serve U.S. interests. African Stream reports.
As the United States and the United Kingdom are increasingly legitimizing secessionist rule in Somaliland, whose sovereignty has no international recognition, a unionist movement seeking a united Somalia threatens to unravel the self-declared republic. Pavan Kulkarni of Peoples Dispatch reports.
Framed by Republican-oriented media as a backlash against U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar’s “woke” politics, the boos of a Somali crowd in Minneapolis expressed growing anger over the Democratic congresswoman’s role in U.S. meddling in the Horn of Africa. Ann Garrison reports.