For all his promises — and a Nobel Peace Prize — the Obama presidency delivered more hope than change
Obama says the U.S. won't spy on foreign leaders — but what about spying for them?
The US and the UN are doing everything but keeping the peace in Mogadishu
Civilians are caught between al-Shabaab and US-backed forces in a ravaged state
The US-backed Ethiopian military has secreted away scores of "suspects" – including pregnant women and children – and fueled anti-American rancor in Africa
When missile strikes at alleged terrorists go awry, U.S. policy takes a hit.
The west's policy in Somalia is fuelling rather than resolving a devastating conflict.