The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Alliance for Peacebuilding and Institute for Horn of Africa Studies and Affairs held a half-day conference in Washington on 7 September, 2011 that focused on conflict resolution in the Horn of Africa.
Participants worked from a paper prepared by Paul D. Williams, professor in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, that described the history of conflicts in the Horn and urged a regional strategy to deal with them in the future.
The final version of his paper will appear on the blog. I include here my remarks at the conference.
A Proposed US Regional Strategy towards the Horn of Africa: Conflict Resolution at Local and Regional Levels