Society, Security, Sovereignty and the State in Somalia: From Statelessness to Statelessness?
International Books, 2001 - 312 pages
An analysis of internal dynamics of the Somali conflict and the relation between state and society, taking society and not the state as main reference point. Includes a discussion of UN / UNHCRs involvement in assistance to refugees in the special Somali situation of statelessness.
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Foreign Policy Orientation : Somalia as Partner of the Soviet Union Already
before Siyad Barre came to power in 1969 , the Somali state had a large military
potential at its disposal . Under Siyad Barre ' s political leadership this potential
for the ...
In a sense Siyad Barre also capitalized on Sino - Soviet rivalry ( Olufemi , 1983 /
84 ) . He engaged both the Soviet Union and China in Somalia , the former
mainly in the military field of operations ( hardware , software , training , logistics )
It is however , very likely that Siad and his colleagues believed the United States
was so intent on squeezing out Soviet influence and building its own relations
with Somalia by supplying arms that it would have little choice but to go along ...
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Examines the history of Somalia from pre-colonial times to the present. Through the author's analysis of statehood and society, she provides a foundation for examining the Somali conflict and the ... Read full review
Transnational Nomads: How Somalis Cope with Refugee Life in the Dadaab Camps ...
No preview available - 2006