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Aid for Somalia

Will the U.S. Stand By As Famine Looms in Somalia?

Jeremy Konyndyk | Posted 09.06.2011 | World
Jeremy Konyndyk

As Somalia has descended closer to outright famine, the U.S. government has largely stayed on the sidelines, contributing only $14.5 million -- a tiny fraction of the need -- for food aid this year.

Somalia: UN Says It's Time To Return To Mogadishu

Inter Press Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Jul 30 (IPS) - Somalia, a perpetually violence-prone country described as one of the world's failed states, may go t...