America, Somaliland and Learning from Evolution

Somaliland a Pocket of Stability in a Turbulent Region

Somalilandsun: After a perpetual discordant Somaliland withdrew from its 1960 voluntary later turned fateful union with Somalia in 1991, but there has never been any international recognition of the region as a nation state.

In the decades that followed Somaliland has managed to negotiate peace among the clans while neighbouring Somalia descended into violence and chaos.

Denied direct aid and international intervention meant that Somaliland was given a rare opportunity to work out their own way to a fragile but enduring peace

In an ABC 53min 38sec podcast Bruce Shapiro shares views on what America and Americans can learn from Somaliland about aid and Ramona Koval takes up back in time to look to the future. Full podcast HERE