Somalia

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EUTM

EU Military Mission to Contribute to the Training of Somali Security Forces (EU)
Beginn: 05/10

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AMISOM

African Union Mission in Somalia (Sonstige)
Beginn: 01/07

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UNSOM

United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UN-Peacebuilding)
Beginn: 06/13

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Security Council calls for large increase to African peace force in Somalia (22.02.2012)

In a unanimously adopted resolution, the 15-member body requested that AMISOM increase the number of its troops and police officers from 12,000 to a maximum of 17,731, and also decided to both expand the UN’s logistical support package to the force and extend it through 31 October.

Somalia: an opportunity that should not be missed – new ICG policy briefing (22.02.2012)

If the international community can agree on but a few core policies, there is the best chance in years to foster peace in Somalia. “Somalia: An Opportunity that Should Not Be Missed”, the latest International Crisis Group Policy Briefing, examines the build-up to the special international...

UK weighs up air strikes against rebels (21.02.2012)

Mounting concern about the twin threats posed by pirates and Islamic insurgents operating in Somalia has led Britain and other EU nations to consider the feasibility of air strikes against their logistical hubs and training camps, the Guardian has been told.

Somalia leaders reach agreement on re-shaping politics (19.02.2012)

Key Somali leaders have signed a plan to try to end the country's two-decade-long political crisis. The agreement provides for a new, smaller parliament and an upper house of elders. The deal came at a meeting in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, but did not include some key actors.

The Kenyan military intervention in Somalia - new ICG report (15.02.2012)

As Kenya advances into southern Somalia, it must act cautiously and avoid prolonged “occupation”, lest it turn local opinion against the operation and galvanise opposition Al-Shabaab can co-opt, much as happened to Ethiopia in 2006-2009. “The Kenyan Military Intervention in Somalia”, the latest...

Fresh Somalia fighting forces thousands to flee (15.02.2012)

Thousands of internally displaced Somalis have been forced to flee again to avoid heavy fighting in the Afgoye corridor, just south of the capital. … They are … heading back to Mogadishu … to escape heavy artillery shelling and mortar fire as African Union and Somali government troops battle...

Somali Government calls for end to arms embargo (13.02.2012)

Somalia's government has called for the end to an international arms embargo on the country, so that it can better fight the Islamist militant group al-Shabab. A government statement Monday said al-Shabab's union with al-Qaida, announced last week, will increase regional insecurity. It said that...