BELEDWEYNE, Somalia - In yet another horrifying attack, Al-Shabaab militants unleashed on food trucks on Friday night within the Hiraan region of Somalia, state media reports, leaving at...Read more
For years, the Federal Republic of Somalia has been embroiled in sharp political tussles, some of which have been squarely blamed on the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia [ATMIS], formerly known as the African Union Mission in Somalia [AMISOM].
The mission's primary mandate is to steer peace and prosperity in the country, which has struggled with instability for the last three decades. Somalia plunged into chaos upon the ouster of former dictator Said Barre in 1991.
Since 2007, the AU mission has been operating in Somalia, but mixed reactions have accompanied their...
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