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The Yemen-Somalia arms trade
The SEMG's 2018 final report on Somalia
The Pirates of Somalia movie trailer
An Al-Shabaab emir by any other name
Back when I was following al-Shabaab more closely, I found it useful to have a visual representation of the organisation, which took the...
Djibouti: Al-Shabaab's latest front
On 24 May, two Ethiopian-Somali suicide bombers, a man and a woman, entered a popular Djibouti restaurant and blew themselves up. Dozens...
Al-Shabaab's new face in Kenya?
With the notable exception of Westgate, terrorism incidents in Kenya have largely consisted of lobbed grenades and makeshift IEDs. The...
The Wild West in East Africa
My latest article, "The Wild West in East Africa," appeared Foreign Policy today, co-authored with maritime security analyst James...