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Go After the Rapists in Somalia, Not Their Victims

Zainab Hawa Bangura | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact
Zainab Hawa Bangura

Today the eyes of the world are upon Somalia. The Government of Somalia has expressed its commitment to fighting sexual violence in all its forms; now is the time to turn these pledges into action.

What Must the World Think of Us?

Garrett Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Garrett Johnson

The news media never got around to asking what the Afghanistan people thought of McChrystal being sacked. It turns out that their take didn't even resemble the story that the American media was selling us.

Looking Beyond Somalia's Pirates And Into Kenya's Refugee Camps (SLIDESHOW)

International Rescue Committee/HuffPost Contributor | Joanne Offer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

I'm going to hazard a guess. If I mention Somalia, you'll think of warlords and pirates. Because that's what the media headlines have highlighted. Wha...

The US Role in Somalia's Calamity

Chris Albin-Lackey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Albin-Lackey

US policy not only has displayed a callous disregard for the basic human rights of Somalis, but it has failed on its own terms, breeding the very extremism it sought to eliminate.

Somalia: Bloody, 'Warlordism' Coming Back

New York Times | JEFFREY GETTLEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Somalia's transitional government looks as if it is about to flatline. The Ethiopians who have been keeping it alive for two years s...