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Somalia Recognition

Somalia Has Just Become a Recognized Country. So What Does That Now Mean for Somaliland?

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 04.01.2013 | World
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

For Somalia, this is wonderful news, but what does this statement mean for Somaliland, an unrecognized state, located in the northern tip of Somalia, that declared its independence from Somalia in 1991?

U.S. Recognition Doesn't Bode Well for Somalia

Benjamin Powell | Posted 03.25.2013 | World
Benjamin Powell

Somalia's previous government was predatory and non-democratic. An oppressive government is not necessarily better than when no government exists at all. Why should we expect this new government to be any different?