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Africa’s $700 Billion Problem Waiting to Happen

The Horn of Africa region is central to the world’s maritime trade. It’s also beginning to fall apart.

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U.S. Attacks Reveal Al-Shabab’s Strength, Not Weakness

The good news is that the Pentagon is wiping out Somali insurgents on the ground and from the air. The bad news is that al-Shabab keeps coming back stronger.

The Cable

150 Killed in Massive U.S. Airstrike in Somalia

In the biggest airstrike in recent memory, American bombs obliterate al-Shabab training camp

Dispatch

Is the U.S. Military Propping Up Uganda’s ‘Elected’ Autocrat?

Ugandan forces have used U.S. aid to fight terrorists. Will they also use it to crush opponents of the president?

Argument

Reimagining the Refugee Camp

The world’s refugee camps are a mess, and they’ve long outlived their intended lifespans. It’s time for a change.

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The Mogadishu That Stole Christmas

Somalia has banned all Christmas celebrations this year, citing the holiday's Christian roots alongside security concerns.

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