Analysis Michael Rubin | 24 February 2021

Somalis and the international community now have a choice: civil war or Farmaajo’s exile. There is no longer a middle ground.

As Farmaajo digs in with Qatari backing, Somalia’s election crisis grows worse

Analysis Keydmedia Online | 10 February 2021

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, whose presidential term ended on Feb. 7, 2021, was elected in February 2017 with the hope that he would build on his predecessor’s successes in improving Somalia’s economy and security situation and deliver on his campaign promises of eliminating the terrorist group al-Shabab and ending corruption.

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Analysis Keydmedia Online | 14 January 2021

The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) is on track to withdraw almost all U.S. forces from Somalia by January 15, 2021, providing a gratuitous public relations and operational windfall to al-Shabaab, Somalia’s potent al-Qaeda affiliate.

Resignation of President Farmajo Is the Right Option before Somalia Falls Apart

Analysis Mohamud M Uluso | 6 January 2021

The high level of political antagonism, public agitation, insecurity, and fear for violence afflicting Somalia demand the immediate resignation of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo as the right option before Somalia falls apart. The most important task for all Somalis and international Partners is to defuse with urgency the current turmoil that is getting worse by the day.


Guidelines for Democratic Clan Based 2016 Electoral Model

Analysis Mohamud M Uluso | 7 July 2020

Mohamud M Uluso - The purpose of this article is to provide rationale and guidelines for the adoption and implementation of “Clan Based 2016 Electoral Model” as the better option between the four Electoral models suggested by Somalia National Consultative Leadership Forum (SNCLF).