In Somalia and Afghanistan, It Takes a Province

Gvosdev, Nikolas
July 2010
WPR Subset;7/16/2010, p1
The article reports on the initiative of the U.S. to fight extremism and terrorism against Somalia and Afghanistan to establish a writ throughout the nominal territory under its jurisdiction. It says that the that the U.S. and other international partners of Somalia aims to achieve their own legitimate interests and refocus their energies to minimize the harm caused by interim regime's of ineffectiveness and corruption. It notes the reluctance of the U.S. to endorse full independence claims.


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