Center for Strategic and International Studies

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 29th, 2013
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By Ismail Ali Ismail The Visit There can be no doubt that the visit of Somali President, Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud, to the United States last week was very successful on many fronts: first, after so many transitional governments, the US recognized his post-transitional government and, ipso facto, the sov...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 18th, 2013
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(TrustLaw) – Somalia has no tolerance for rape but the government will not intervene in a case decried by human rights activists where Mogadishu police arrested a woman who said she was raped by government forces and detained a journalist who interviewed her, its new president said on Thursday. Presi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Dec 19th, 2011
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died of a heart attack while on a train trip, state media reported on Monday, sparking immediate concern over who is in control of the reclusive state and its nuclear programme. A tearful television announcer dressed in black said the 69-year old had died on Saturday o...
By benim
In Daylight Africa
Aug 22nd, 2011
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Where in the world is Moammar Gadhafi? “He’s everywhere, he’s nowhere; he’s negotiating to get out, he will never surrender; who knows?” former United Nations official Mark Quarterman said of the contradictory reports about Gadhafi’s fate in an interview Monday wit...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 22nd, 2011
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Moammar Gadhafi’s snipers and tanks are terrorizing civilians in the coastal city of Misrata, a resident said, and the U.S. military warned Tuesday it was “considering all options” in response to dire conditions there that have left people cowering in darkened homes and scrounging f...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 22nd, 2011
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A U.S. fighter jet crashed in Libya after an apparent equipment malfunction but both crewmembers were able to eject and were back in American hands with only minor injuries, U.S. officials said Tuesday. The F-15E Strike Eagle jet was conducting a mission Monday night against Libyan leader Moammar Gad...
By benim
In Algeria
Jan 11th, 2011
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The new year has brought a wave of protests and violence against two U.S.-friendly authoritarian Arab regimes in North Africa. Riots in Algeria over rising food prices last weekend reportedly left five people dead and some 800 injured, while police arrested more than 1,000 people in their effort to c...