Political, security, and public health dimensions in the Horn of Africa
CANCELED — Webinar: Jihadism at a crossroads
The limits of punishment: Transitional justice and violent extremism
On December 9, Vanda Felbab-Brown joins the West African Transitional Justice Centre for a discussion on “Leniency and transitional justice during and post conflict: Updates and lessons from Somalia, Nigeria and Colombia.”
On December 10, Vanda Felbab-Brown joins United Nations University and the Overseas Development Institute for a discussion on “COVID-19 and conflict: How armed groups are instrumentalizing the pandemic.”
Somalia is the most vivid example of the potential destabilization brought by the Gulf rivalry. The Gulf sees these states as clients. It is all about controlling the space: plant a flag in the ground and lock down territory and relationships before your rival can.