729Feb 1, 2013
Conflict in Mali
Panelists talked about the conflict in Mali and stability in the greater Sahel region, the transition area of Africa between the Sahara Desert in the north and the savanna zone to its ...
184Jan 29, 2013
Al-Qaida in Africa
Peter Pham talked about the influence of al-Qaida and other terrorist groups in Northern Africa, including the recent terrorist attack at a gas complex in Algeria and recent attacks by militant ...
296Aug 26, 2011
Implications of Libyan Rebellion
Panelists talked about the implications of the rebellion in Libya. Peter Pham in his remarks said that Libyan weapons, including shoulder-fired missiles, are showing up in Somalia and other ...
1,572Aug 3, 2011
Drought and Famine in the Horn of Africa
Witnesses testified about the food and humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa. They focused on the impact of a severe drought in Somalia and the plight of refugee camps in Ethiopia and ...
27,336Jul 7, 2011
Somalia Outlook, Panel 2
Witnesses testified about relations with Somalia and various security threats in the region. Among the topics they addressed were piracy, terrorism, the refugee situation, and the impact of ...
193Nov 24, 2008
Piracy and Maritime Security
Panelists talked about recent attacks on international commerce in the Gulf of Aden and increased threats to trade by piracy. Among the topics they addressed were a growing threat posed by ...