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Options To End Somalia’s Current Political Stalemate

Somalia has entered a dangerous political
stalemate that could unravel the significant
progress made on peace-building and state building
since the end of the transition in
2012. The announcement on 8 September
2018 by the leaders of five federal member
states to suspend cooperation with the
Federal Government is alarming on many
levels, not least because such a coordinated
action by the states is unprecedented.

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Special Forum with the President of Somalia

On September 11, 2014, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was a guest at the Heritage Institute for Policy Studies’ (HIPS) Forum for Ideas. The HIPS forum is designed to be an inclusive platform for a candid discourse between policymakers and the public, and to facilitate dialogue among various stakeholders in the society. Watch the full Forum here..

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Consequences of Political Infighting

The rift between the two top officeholders in Somalia, and the subsequent removal of Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon ‘Saa’id’, has dealt a serious blow to the credibility of the Federal Government of Somalia.

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