Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Authors Posts by Abukar Arman

Abukar Arman

Abukar Arman is Somalia's Special Envoy to the United States, living in Ohio. Abukar writes about issues that affect Somalia and its people and the relationship between Somalia and the USA.

The Egyptian General’s Pretext

Unless it is averted by transcendental intervention or the effort of those who influence the Egyptian Army, the stage is set for bloody massacres, or worse, a civil war.

Terrorism and Mock Media

It could be that these express narratives were not in any way intended for political or security expedience and that they were all evidence-based, but...

Somalia, US, And The Dual-Track Letdown

Somalia in particular and the Horn of Africa in general are at such a volatile stage that any misstep - domestic or foreign - could only further exacerbate that perilous condition.

Peace, Security, and the Upshot of Political Subjugation

IGAD was right in describing Somalia's still-raging political fire as a situation likely to pose a serious threat to the stability of the region and perhaps beyond.

The Belligerence of Oppression

Whether or not President-elect Barack Obama would bring fresh ideas that can pave the way for lasting peace between Israel and Palestine is yet to be seen.

Somali Piracy and the Enchanting Water Circus

These lucrative enterprises have steadily soared in the past two decades while Somalia was rapidly descending into a deadly spiral of anarchy.

Somalia: The Specter of Detrimental Trusteeship

This is articulated in its National Security Policy and Strategy posted on the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Foreign Affairs website.

Islamophobia Run Amok

With few exceptions, gone are the days when the perpetrators of hate would march with banners explicitly expressing their bigoted perceptions and attitudes.

External Factors and the Prospect of Peace in Somalia

No objective individual would disagree that the commonsensical approach to problem-solving is to first identify the problem, then tackle it at its source.

Islam In The Age of Extremism

It is the impetus pushing lawlessness, gluttonous greed and downright disregarding of human rights. It is a massive boulder blocking the path to peace.