BONUS LINK: My entire (so far) grad school notes collection can be found here.
Want to read more on Somalia? I received Warriors: Life and death among the Somalis for Christmas and I look forward to reading it.
I've also frequently commented on Somalia in this blog:
My post "Famine and Photography Examined" or "The Children Cried Thunder Through My Feet" about Barry Malone's thoughtful article : Me and the Man With an IPAD by Barry Malone.
"Because it’s a cycle. African governments know that drought is coming and they don’t prepare. Foreign
Key passage from today's notes on the US involvement in Somalia's civil war:
"encouraging the militias to form a government was like appointing the Mafia to run Manhattan.”
John Fox commented: “At least I get to do what they taught me in the foreign service and have
drinks with a room full of mass murderers."
My Post on 'On Ending Piracy in Somalia' or 'Rebooting Max Boot' or 'It's time Kelly Rowland Got Hers'
The Christian Science Monitor asks this question and I think it's a good one to examine in that it leads to further important questions?
Poet of the Week from Somalia: Abdirashid Omar: A brave poet of the week from Somalia!
Want to read more on Africa? I put together an executive reading list here (of which Getting Somalia Wrong is Included):