Enough: Menkhaus on Somali Famine–Somaliland, al-Shabaab and TFG

Here are excerpts from  "Q&A:  Somalia Expert Ken Menkhaus on the Famine", at the "Enough Said" blog (h/t to AidNews) How are independently governed areas like Somaliland and Puntland faring? I understand the crisis hasn’t been as severe in those…

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Somaliland and Puntland Announce Breakthrough on Security Cooperation; In the meantime, where is the U.S. driving in the region?

A major announcement from Somaliland today, as reported by IRIN: HARGEISA, 28 September 2010 (IRIN) - Somaliland and Puntland, once-warring territories in northern Somalia, have unprecedentedly agreed in principle to work together to tackle common security threats. Troops from both…

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