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Somalia: Raskamboni Militia challenges US, UN credibility

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 […]

Somalia’s priority: national integration for economic recovery

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 […]

UN Resolution 2093 endorses Statebuilding Mission for Somalia

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 […]

Clan federalism tears Somalia apart

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 […]

US diplomatic recognition symbolizes a walker for united Somalia

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 […]

Somalia trapped in servile or abusive international relations

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 […]

Somalia: Justice and reconciliation casualty of clan morass

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 […]

Ethiopia, Kenya decided to takeover Somalia

Listen In implementing their recently concluded regional security cooperation agreement and reaffirming their indefinite military occupation of Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya have decided to takeover and perhaps later annex Somalia under the cover of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD).  Since only Ethiopia exercises uncontested power within the Organization, on December 6, 2012, IGAD Joint […]

London Conference: Somalia needs sovereign and effective Governance

Listen For the first time in 22 years, the leader of western donor country, the British Prime Minister David Cameron announced on November 14, 2011, the hosting of an International Conference on ‘Somalia’ not fiefdoms in London. In his speech entitled Foreign Policy in the National Interest, the PM described Somalia as ‘a failed State […]

Venal TFIs leaders shouldn’t be allowed to privatize Somalia’s sovereignty

Listen After seven years, the Transitional Federal Institutions (TFIs) that formed the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia (TFG) have irreversibly morphed into the property of three venal leaders used by foreign powers, particularly Ethiopia. Today, TFI leaders speak and act only for compliance with foreign power dictates and for their personal political interests. In Q […]

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