Somalilandsun: The US Integrated Somalia Country Strategy Aspires to ReconciliationSomalilandsun: The Somali people and their leaders have achieved progress toward a peacefuland prosperous future, considerably recovering from the depths plumbed in the 1990s.
There remains much more to accomplish before progress is self-sustaining and Somalia becomes a net contributor to regional peace and prosperity.
This is according to the U.S. Strategy to Prevent Conflict and Promote Stability which is a joint U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Agency for International Development program.
In its current Integrated Country Strategy released this month the United States commits to strengthening global resiliency and democratic renewal, and promoting peaceful, self-reliant nations that become strong economic and security partners capable of addressing shared challenges.
The strategy that covers all global regions outlines a ten-year, whole-of-government effort to foster peace and long-term stability through integrated diplomacy, development, and security-sector engagement.
From the global one, a four-year strategy articulates the U.S. priorities in a given country is developed that is referred to as the Integrated Country Strategy (ICS)
In its Somalia Intergrated Country Strategy – the Biden Adminstration sets out its priorities that will lead to the country becoming a net contributor to regional issues.
Poignant is the pursuit of reconciliation between Somaliland and Somalia in ICS governance objective that reads
The ICS Somalia has Mission Strategic Framework the following goals
Mission Goal 1: Increase security for the United States and Somalia.
Mission Goal 2: Respond to recurring humanitarian needs while supporting inclusive and resilient economic growth.
Mission Goal 3: Promote peace through stable, effective governance.