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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the patriarchy conspires to undo them. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Kenya Somalia East Africa gender politics NAIROBI, Kenya—When Bina Maseno was 23, she decided to run for Council Assembly in Nairobi City County and reached out to a few experienced female politicians...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2012) 29 (4): 27–38.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Julia Harte Julia Harte is a writer based in Istanbul. © World Policy Institute 2012 2012 World Policy Institute Some Somali commentators are apprehensive about this focus on religion. Mohamed Mubarak, a 27-year-old student in Kampala and an op-ed contributor to the Somalia...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2013) 30 (3): 99–106.
Published: 01 September 2013
... sludge are not what is deterring thousands of Nairobians from coming to “Little Mogadishu,” as Eastleigh is known due to its Somali population. It is the grenade attacks. Life has not been the same in Eastleigh since the Kenyan Defense Forces (KDF) invaded war-torn Somalia to hunt down the al-Shabab...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 16–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
...% Elections in Somalia are based 39 236 on nominations of the four major clans; this patriarchal...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2013) 30 (1): 22–23.
Published: 01 March 2013
... visitors, the percentage of the total population that are immigrants, and imports per capita in dollars. 1. North Korea Visitors to the Hermit Kingdom are forbidden to bring publications of any kind. 2. Somalia In 2010, a Canadian tourist named Mike arrived in Mogadishu, baffling local...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2000) 17 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the 1994 genocide in Rwan­ dented scale of suffering. Without mini­ da, and who were skimming international mizing recent horrors in Somalia, Bosnia, aid to rearm in preparation for returning to Rwanda and Sierra Leone, nothing in the Rwanda to complete the genocide. Among last decade has...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2011) 28 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2011
... for years, explores the sad underbelly of the Yemeni revolution—which could have an outcome even more tragic than Somalia just across the Red Sea. Then we examine Afghanistan and Pakistan from two different perspectives. First, there are the defenseless victims of the Taliban—the citizens of the Swat...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2012) 29 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., revered by many for his vision, reviled by others for his firm, some say despotic, rule that he justifies as a necessity for the moment. Through a gateway in Somalia, Turkey is making inroads into Africa where richer nations have failed. Julia Harte chronicles how Turkey’s “virtuous power” doctrine could...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 21–25.
Published: 01 September 2017
... that her children’s and husband’s real names not be used to protect their privacy, the morning trip to school is one more reminder of the difficulties she faces a decade after fleeing civil war in her native Somalia and arriving in the U.K. as a teenage refugee. “Life is very hard for me,” she said...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2001) 18 (3): 101–102.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., they nonetheless conclude that genocidal dictator, where, and under what we must all agree that humanitarian inter­ circumstances? vention is the right road to go down. As I write I am looking at a photograph Why? In Tharoor and Daws’s universe, of an American soldier in Somalia kicking a...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2001) 18 (3): 41–46.
Published: 01 September 2001
... “Peacekeeping” is known in American po­ world powers failed to act in time; and in litical jargon as a third-rail issue, to be Somalia, the United Nations was blamed for touched only with great caution. In fact, an ill-planned operation under direct U.S. though little has been said about the issue...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 113–121.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Arab countries. What we are witnessing in these two places may be the early warning signs of militarization, sectarianism, and collapse that could well spread to other parts of the region, or even beyond through terror groups like Boko Haram in West Africa. We have already seen signs of this in Somalia...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2014) 31 (4): 31–34.
Published: 01 December 2014
... to Sweden from places like Eritrea, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Syria, Iraq, and Turkey, as well as Gypsies from Eastern Europe. The charge that there are too many of them and that they are taking jobs and benefits from ethnic Swedes was the main thrust of the xenophobic party, Sweden...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2014) 31 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 June 2014
... regions far beyond their point of issue, provided there was a demand for them. A curious case is the Maria Theresa dollar. This coin, first struck in the mid-18th century by the Austrian Habsburg queen Maria Theresa, had become a mainstay of trade in the Red Sea regions of the Arabian Peninsula, Somalia...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
... well beyond the gender divide. Why are so few expert non-Western voices called upon to opine on the “developing world”? Why are foreign policy analysts who analyze Somalia or the Islamic State usually white? Expanding these discussions is not just for diversity’s sake. When you incubate diverse voices...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2000) 17 (2): 11–20.
Published: 01 June 2000
... interven­ cers and policymakers, and discussion of in­ tion. They have encouraged their trade pro­ tervention in Africa inevitably brings back motion agencies to drum up support for the bitter taste of Somalia. military activities and key politicians have The cause of Western and particularly been...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2000) 17 (2): 97–99.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... Fragmentation was already taking place in the former Yugoslavia, in Somalia, and in the former Soviet Union. The rhetorical thrust of the Clinton administration’s foreign policy was an assertive internationalism, but the hesi­ tant U.S. response in intervening militarily in former Yugoslavia— indeed...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2015) 32 (2): 113–119.
Published: 01 June 2015
... country has deep implications for its own security and that of the region. Some 382 acts of piracy were reported in the Gulf of Guinea from 2007 to 2013, when the number of attacks on ships overtook the number of attacks in the Gulf of Aden off the lawless coast of Somalia. Some 54 attacks in the Gulf of...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2004) 21 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 June 2004
... in the 1990s were Cold War, the United Nations, for 40 years, mostly the debris of proxy Cold War con­ had to find its way through a process of flicts in third world countries like Somalia, readjustment and improvisation. The Secu­ Mozambique, Cambodia, or Angola. The rity Council was to a...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 69–75.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Samia Omar was born and raised in Lamu County, Kenya, a nature lover’s paradise at the uppermost corner of the country’s coastline, which borders Somalia. She attended college in the U.S. and Canada and traveled to northwest Kenya for work. But, she says, “I always knew I had to go back.” In 2015...