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China Is Now the World’s Largest Economy. We Shouldn’t Be Shocked

China has now displaced the U.S. to become the largest economy in the world. Measured by the more refined yardstick that both the IMF...

“Clash of Civilizations”? Exposing Armenia’s Infowar Strategy Against Azerbaijan

Armenia and its supporters are waging a five-phase infowar strategy against Azerbaijan which selectively relies on international legal claims, wrongly blames Turkey for sparking...

Super efficient Somali Islamists rake in cash

NEW YORK/NAIROBI (Reuters) - Somalia's Islamist insurgents are moving millions of dollars through the formal bank system and appear to be investing in businesses and...

Britain backs Kenya on KDF exit from Somalia

Britain has backed Kenya’s cautious stance on withdrawal of Kenya Defence Forces troops from Somalia, saying exit will be dependent on the country’s stability. This...

Erdogan decries Macron’s plan against ‘Islamist separatism’

Another clash begins between the Turkish and French presidents. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday criticised his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron’s proposal to defend...

For half a century, Italy forced Eritreans and Somalis to fight Italy’s wars – Here’s how

Scholars of political history note that one of the more insidious aspects of imperialism, as conducted by Westerners or even in the Far East,...

Turkey’s Well-Earned Bitterness…but

Be that as it may, Turkey has emerged as “a player” seeking a more pronounced place in the Mediterranean sun. Needless to say, finding...

Al-Shabaab: State Collapse, Warlords and Islamist Insurgency in Somalia

Abstract In this chapter, the authors highlight the difficulties in defining warlordism and terrorism in the case of Somalia. The ambitions of clan warlords helped...

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