Government

Former US Envoy Calls for Nuanced Diplomacy

American diplomacy often requires a delicate process of balancing competing needs and objectives, says a former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria who has cited that nation’s fight against the Boko Haram extremist group as an example. John Campbell, author o…

Government

Time Running Out on Somalia’s Troubled Vote

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – As Somalia marks three decades since a dictator fell and chaos engulfed the country, the government is set to hold a troubled national election.Or is it?Two regional states refuse to take part, and time is running out before the Fe…