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By MGoth On Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Somalia: Arms embargo lifted, but Somalia cannot afford weapons: minister

LONDON – Somalia’s armed forces have not received “a single bullet” despite the partial lifting of a United Nations arms embargo because the East African country lacks funds, its defense More...

A Somali government soldier stands guard at the scene of an explosion at a restaurant at the Lido beach in Somalia's capital Mogadishu
By MGoth On Monday, March 11th, 2013

It’s Still a Bad Idea to Sell Arms to Somalia

A recent UN resolution assumes that the country has made serious progress. Here’s why it may be wrong. For twenty years, and until the middle of last week, Somalia was subject to a stringent UN arms embargo. More...