Who’s Right And Who’s Wrong In The Kenyan-Somalian Maritime Dispute?
Opinion

Who’s Right And Who’s Wrong In The Kenyan-Somalian Maritime Dispute?

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is hearing Kenya and Somalia’s cases pertaining to their ongoing maritime dispute from 9-13 September, and it’s worthwhile contemplating which side is right. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is the international agreement that practically all of the world abides by for determining maritime…

The Kenyan-Chinese Trade Controversy has Messy Consequences for the Silk Road
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The Kenyan-Chinese Trade Controversy has Messy Consequences for the Silk Road

Kenya and China have to quickly overcome their trade controversy otherwise the Silk Road will suffer. Acting Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Li Xuhang lashed out at his hosts for ordering a ban on specific fish imports at the beginning of next year that’s widely interpreted as targeting one of his East Asian nation’s exports, supposedly…

The Chinese-Indian “Great Game” in East Africa
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The Chinese-Indian “Great Game” in East Africa

Introduction China and India are actively competing with one another in East Africa, though this struggle for influence has largely failed to attract significant global attention. Both Great Powers are reluctant to recognize this in order to preserve their superficial and largely limited partnership through BRICS, while the US and its Mainstream Media partners don’t…

Why Did an American Sacrifice His Life for AFRICOM in Somalia?
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Why Did an American Sacrifice His Life for AFRICOM in Somalia?

Al Shabaab’s killing of an American soldier in southern Somalia brings AFRICOM back into the limelight and restarts the conversation about why US troops are even still there in the first place. The news came in on Friday that Al Shabaab terrorists had killed an American soldier in southern Somalia and injured four others during…