When It Comes to Fighting Al-Shabaab, You Either With Us, or With the Enemy

In the tumultuous landscape of modern-day Somalia, a battle of existential proportions rages on.

First Phase of Operation Black Lion: Trouncing Al-Shabaab in Eelbuur and Galhareeri

In the annals of modern history, few conflicts have been as prolonged and challenging as Somalia's battle against al-Shabaab.

The Nation Mourns the Loss of Martyr Major Hassan Tuurre: A Tribute

|A Tribute| Admired and respected by both the military and the civilian population alike, Major Hassan Mohamed Osman popularly known as Tuurre, deputy base commander...

How Macawisleey is the Perfect Antithesis of Al-Shabaab

|Opinion Who is Macawisleey and how do they operate? √They have freed large swathes of land from the group in Hirshabelle and Galmudug in recent weeks,...

Omar Abdi Jimale

Omar Abdi Jimale is a Ph.D. Political Science and Public Administration student at Necmettin Erbakan University, and commentator on Somalia’s political and security issues.