Reporting from Somalia and Why War is Boring

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Two World Politics Review contributors, David Axe and Daria Solovieva, recently took a trip to Somalia to look at the ongoing war there and what has become, according to some, the largest humanitarian crisis in Africa. First, Axe and Solovieva filed a curtain raising piece on the daunting situation faced by Somalia’s newly appointed prime minister. Then Solovieva examined the humanitarian crisis in depth. Finally, Axe provided a look at the ability of the African Union peacekeeping force to keep its tenuous hold on the “bridgehead” it has established in Mogadishu. For more reading, check out David Axe’s Somalia journal […]


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