Could Somalia Be the Next Afghanistan?

 Source: Foreign Policy posted on 22 September 2021 a commentary titled “Could Somalia Be the Next Afghanistan?” by Omar S. Mahmood and Abdihakim Ainte.  

Somalia has many similarities to the situation in Afghanistan but there are also important differences.  Without significant changes in Somalia, its path could well mirror the outcome in Afghanistan where the Taliban’s success has emboldened al-Shabaab.  

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