Before the 19th century when the first colonial foot stud on Somali soil, Somalia was a stateless society that lacked a common political and legal system. Political and legal systems were found in Somali history, but every clan developed and had its own. This was the nature of Somalia and its people for centuries. The … Continue reading Why Somaliland will not reunite with Somalia in the near future
Many superpowers that dominated the world politically and economically came and went throughout history, including the Roman empire, Byzantine empire, Umayyad empire, Abbasid empire, Mongol empire, and British empire. In today’s globe, the United States is the hegemon, or world power, that dominates not only politically and economically, but also culturally through movies, media, music, … Continue reading Can China Become a Super-Power
The deliberate use of violence for political advantage is characterized as terrorism. Terrorism has been around for a long time, yet the term “terrorism” is relatively new. The term was coined in the 1970s and 1980s, and it rose to prominence following the 9/11 attacks in 2001. Terrorist acts have been more common in recent … Continue reading Terrorism and Economic Development: a more efficient way to counter terrorism
Women have endured discrimination against men throughout history, and have been treated as second-class citizens with no basic rights. Men treated women as if they were their personal property. Men and women began to fight out for women’s rights after many years of prejudice and hatred. Many women’s rights movements arose in Europe and America … Continue reading Somali women in the Somali society
In 2015, a civil war broke out in Yemen. A war that has caused one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. Yemen has been politically unstable until the unification of the Yemeni Arab Republic which was backed by the US in the north and the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen which was backed … Continue reading Yemen’s civil war and humanitarian crisis
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has occupied Muslim and Arab countries for the past seven decades. Israel occupied Palestine in the 1940s, pushed Palestinians out of their homes, made them refugees in neighbouring countries, and declared itself a Jewish state. Israel and the Arab world have been at odds since then. Following Israel’s establishment, there were numerous … Continue reading Israel, Palestine and the Muslim World
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