Thursday, February 4, 2010
Mwangi S. Kimenyi (pictured), senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, laid out the case for increased international attention to Somalia in a Feb. 4, 2010, analysis. Published by the Brookings Institution, Kimenyi's essay summarizes the challenges facing Somalia and concludes that it is "like a tick that kills a big animal." Somalia can destabilize an entire region and endanger the international community. You can access the analysis, titled "Fractionalized, Armed and Lethal: Why Somalia Matters" here.