Conflict in Somalia
The African continent’s most impoverished country, Somalia has existed for less than half a century, but has spent much of that time at war or struggling to retain stability. Split between warlords and Islamic militants, the East African nation faces an uncertain future, with little sign that change is on the way.
Although the country has struggled with stability for decades, it has been without a stable ... read more »
Thanks to a spike in piracy off the coast of Somalia in 2008, a renewed international fascination with the country’s overall well-being has taken shape, with no shortage of news resources tracking daily political, military and humanitarian events.
’s country page offers an aggregator of Somali-based headlines, including up-to-date reports about the stability of the country’s 14th government since the departure of Mohammed Siad Barre, and a future without an Ethiopian presence.
The PBS News Hour’s Somalia’s Struggle for Stability
is a comprehensive collection of reports covering the challenges that ultimately forced President Abdullahi Yusuf from office in December 2008. It also looks at the history of the current instability and its broader implications in the region.
The Guardian’s Somalia page
gathers the British newspaper’s coverage on the country, including reports analyzing how instability has allowed for a surge in piracy in the Gulf of Aden.
After decades of strife, the impact of Somalia’s instability has been far and wide, creating ... read more »
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