Episode 25. Somalia (Al Shabaab, Pirates andNuclear Waste)
Somalia is often referred to as a failed state, with the nation being fractured into 4 parts, piracy and Al Shabaab controlling large chunks of the country, but Somalia seems to be getting back on its feet now. What will this mean for the rest of East Africa, and who might be working to knock Somalia back down? We speak to our panel of experts about the regional ramifications.
Alex De Waal
The Red Line's Somalia Reading List:
We’ve put together some further reading for those of you looking for more resources to help you get across the geopolitics of Somalia.
For episode transcripts, monthly geopolitics Q&A’s, member-only videos and to support the show, check out our Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/theredlinepodcast
This episode is dedicated to Patreon member Josie Turner.