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Ethiopia: Missionaries of Charity Foster Dignity Amid Destitution

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 11.26.2011 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

There was something else, something elusive. It probably has to do with the attitude of the founder of the Missionaries of Charity, Mother Teresa, whose familiar face beams down from many of the home's walls.

Somalia Update Five

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Reese Schonfeld

The Horn of Africa looms as the next Afghanistan. It's time for our new President to take a hard look.

Wall Street, Somalia, and Jack Sparrow

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

Why are more than a dozen of the world's navies converging on Somalia to battle pirates there instead of sailing into New York to capture the Wall Street pirates?

Islamists Introduce Strict Laws After Capturing Somalian Seat

DAILY NATION | Reuters News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Somalia's hardline Islamist insurgent group al Shabaab said today it had introduced sharia law in Baidoa, a day after taking the town that had been a ...

George W. Bush's Inaugural Gift: Blackhawk Down-Redux: Obama's First Crisis, and the Legacy of Losing Somalia

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

Lest you have forgotten, it was George H.W. Bush who left President-elect Bill Clinton with the Inauguration Day present of a crisis in Somalia.

Editorial: American View On Somali Crisis Shortsighted

WardheerNews | Faisal Roble | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ethiopian troops, protected by US air power, invaded Somalia on Christmas Eve of 2006 to break the chokehold of that country by Islamists. The pressi...