Tag Archives: Puntland

Book Review: Somalia: The New Barbary?

Somalia: The New Barbary? Piracy And Islam In the Horn Of Africa, by Martin N. Murphy [Note: I received this book for free from Columbia University Press in exchange for an honest review. No corruption or bribery was necessary.] This … Continue reading

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Somalia’s Piracy Dilemma

Earlier this week I requested a book to review on Somali piracy as part of my naval history book review series, written by the former commander of the Task Force 151 who led a multinational fleet to combat piracy in … Continue reading

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Somaliland Update: Establishing Sovereignty, German Anti-Piracy Solution

Today I would like to talk about two recent developments in the Horn of Africa that I believe are related to each other through a connection of how legitimacy for actions is developed and acquired in the contemporary world scene. … Continue reading

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Somaliland Update: Torture Suit Ongoing, Stability, Inn Upgrades Somaliland, Oil Propsects

In today’s Somaliland Update we have news about an ongoing torture trial [1], an editorial that tells the international community to put its money (and recognition) where its mouth is about stability in Somalia, comments on a unique and quirky … Continue reading

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Somaliland Update: Student Ambassadors and Pirate Prisons

The fine people at Somaliland247 provided a couple of very interesting and notable reports about the improving international situation of Somaliland, something I am always happy to hear.  Today there are two tidbits of information to report on about Somaliland’s … Continue reading

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Somaliland Update: Raid of Puntland Smugglers, Suspected Abduction of War Criminal, US Invitation to Somaliland President

While I was away Somaliand was pretty busy, so I would like to update the readers of this blog with some of what happened while I was away in Kentucky concerning Somaliland. Somaliland Hot Top Leads To South African Arms … Continue reading

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Somalia’s Tin Wars

Once again, the Somaliland247 blog has provided a very interesting analysis of a situation concerning its neighbor Puntland [1].  I previously reported on the holding of a plane originally seeking to land in Puntland to deliver forbidden military supplies in … Continue reading

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Somaliland, Puntland, and the Arms Embargo

Thanks to the Somaliland247 blog [1] for bringing the following bit of information to my attention. A plane from South Africa bringing illegal military supplies for the Puntland regime ran out of gas and was forced to land in Hargesia, … Continue reading

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