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Making sense of horrific violence in Kenya

Jennifer Brass | 06 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Kenya, Somalia, terrorist attack
The Kenyan government should bear part of the blame.

Somalia’s anarchy spreads

Samuel M. Makinda | 24 September 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Kenya, Somalia, terrorism
The Westgate mall attack threatens the security of the whole world, not just East Africa.

Religious freedom as antidote to terrorism

Sheila Liaugminas | 12 September 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: counter-terrorism, Mali, Nigeria, religious freedom, Robert George, Somalia, Syria, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
It’s an idea that hasn’t been tried and found wanting, to say the least.

Can Kenya’s invasion of Somalia be justified?

| 26 October 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, just war, Kenya, Somalia
There is a long history behind Kenya’s recent incursion into the territory of its northern neighbour.

Understanding Somalia

Ioan M Lewis | 10 October 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: famine, government, Somalia
Behind the devastating famine is a profoundly decentralised society with no effective national government.

Famine - Too Many Mouths to Feed?

Marcus Roberts | 25 August 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Famine, over-population, Somalia
Is overpopulation really the cause of famines like those in Somalia?

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