Tag: Terrorism


A Breath of Fresh Air: The Force Behind Mogadishu’s Newfound Security

For the past nine months Mogadishu has seen a noticeably significant improvement in its thus far turbulent security. This is due to a shift in how it's policed.

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.

The Heat Is on: How the Somali Government Is Succeeding the Fight Against Al-Shabaab

In the last seven months since the President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mahmud declared war against al-Shabaab, the Al Qaeda allied terror group in Somalia, many major issues changed including the group’s status across the country.

Deceit in Adale: How Petty Politicians Seek to Sabotage the President’s Efforts

| Gorfayn Editorial Somalia at peace with itself The government of Somalia has welcomed the self-mobilisation of local communities and their efforts to kick al-Shabaab (AS),...

Mogadishu Bombing is the Last Kick of a Dying Horse

|Opinion The Federal Republic of Somalia experienced yet again another horrific terror attack from the terrorist group al-Shabaab when on Saturday afternoon in Mogadishu, two...

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