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Somalia: Beleaguered President sought relief in divisive clan federalism

By   /  July 12, 2014  /  Columnists, Featured  /  No Comments

Listen In violation of the Provisional Constitution, the law on establishing local administrations (districts and regions before federal states), the recommendations of the “Vision 2016 Conference” held in Mogadishu in September 2-6 2013, the mandates of the Ministry of Interior and Federalism, the purpose of Boundaries and Federation Commission, and the impartial mediation between two […]

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America on Somalia’s side

By   /  June 26, 2014  /  Columnists, Featured  /  No Comments

Listen Lately, major news headlines on Somalia have diminished the hope for relief of the human suffering in Somalia. Some of the news headlines include the disastrous political, security, and humanitarian consequences of two yearlong planned military offensive of African Union forces (AMISOM) against three Al Shabab stronghold cities (Elbur, Qoryoley, and Huddur), the UN […]

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Somalia: IGAD, UN, and EU ousted President Hassan

By   /  June 5, 2014  /  Columnists, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen On May 5th, more than 100 parliamentarians signed a letter calling President Hassan to resign immediately. Then, on May 27, 2014, the Intern-Governmental Authority on Development (Ethiopia and Kenya), the United Nations (UN), and the European Union (EU) issued a follow up Joint Statement that ousted (President) Hassan and promoted Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh […]

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Somalia: Raskamboni Militia challenges US, UN credibility

By   /  June 25, 2013  /  Columnists  /  Comments Off

Listen The United States of America, the United Nations and the UN Security Council  spearheaded, supported, mediated and finally validated the legitimacy and integrity of  the constitutional process which marked the end of  the transition period and the election of an internationally recognized inclusive government in Somalia.  On August 1, 2012, the 825 National Constituent […]

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Somalia’s priority: national integration for economic recovery

By   /  May 3, 2013  /  Columnists  /  Comments Off

Listen After years of overlooking the real needs of the Somali people, it is significant change longed-for that Somalia’s statebuiling featured in the strategic agenda of the key actors of the International Community (IC), namely the G8 powers ((Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, United Kingdom, United States, plus the European Union)) in their ministerial meeting held […]

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UN Resolution 2093 endorses Statebuilding Mission for Somalia

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  Columnists  /  No Comments

Listen The Resolution 2093 adopted by the UN Security Council on March 6, 2013 endorses the long overdue partnership mission between the Federal Government of Somalia and the International Community for the peace building and state building of Somalia. The mission is ambitious, complex and treacherous but the right one. The significance of the Resolution […]

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Clan federalism tears Somalia apart

By   /  January 30, 2013  /  Columnists  /  2 Comments

Listen Clan politics, rivalry and hatred have ruined the social bond, moral principles and trust among Somalis who share common language, culture, territory, history, and religion. Now, three political manifestations -secession, clan based federalism and unitary decentralized political system- divide them and are obstacle to the recovery of the lost nation of Somalia. The Provisional […]

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US diplomatic recognition symbolizes a walker for united Somalia

By   /  January 22, 2013  /  Columnists  /  No Comments

Listen January 17, 2013 is a memorable day for the entire people of Somalia. It will be marked as a day for jubilation. It is the day the US government abandoned its misguided policy towards Somalia and formally recognized the central government of Somalia after 22 years of avoidance, indifference or miscalculation. US diplomatic recognition […]

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Somalia trapped in servile or abusive international relations

By   /  January 16, 2013  /  Columnists  /  No Comments

Listen Consistent with his unfailing mission to speak for the best interest of the failed, fragmented and powerless Somalia, Professor Michael Weinstein of Perdue University, Indiana, USA has tried one more time to reason with the Somali Elite and the International Community (donor/powers) about the main problem hobbling the Provisional Federal Government (PFG) of Somalia […]

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Somalia: Justice and reconciliation casualty of clan morass

By   /  January 2, 2013  /  Columnists  /  Comments Off

Listen The setting up of local public administration in the regions of Gedo, Lower Jubba and Middle Jubba yet to be entirely liberated from the Al Qaeda affiliated Al Shabab has generated passionate debate for four reasons. First, as result of clan based federalism, it stirred the majority and minority struggle between communities in those […]

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