Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

When is America going to end its shadow war in Somalia? (written by Stephanie Savell)

This opinion piece by Stephanie Savell, co-director of the Costs of War project, cites its new report, which concludes that as long as U.S. military policy in Somalia targets al-Shabaab as a terrorist group, confronting it with the counterinsurgency tactics of U.S.-led war of terrorism, it won't work. 

September 5, 2019 The Guardian