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Interview with Ambassaodr David Shinn on the Horn

  From Joomla Who is David Shinn and what is his relationship with the Horn of Africa? A:  David Shinn, who has a BA, MA, and PhD from George Washington University, served from1964 through 2000 as a Foreign Service officer with the U.S. Department of State.  Nearly all of his assignments dealt with Africa either […]

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Ambassador David Shinn Says Jeffrey Smith’s Article in Foreignpolicy.com on Ethiopia Has ‘Blatant Errors’

From Ambassador Shinn’s Blog Criticism of President Obama’s Visit to Ethiopia Foreign Policy published on 8 July 2015 a commentary titled “Obama Should Stay Away from Ethiopia” by Jeffrey Smith and Mohammed Ademo.  Highly critical of President Obama’s upcoming visit to Ethiopia, the analysis contains a combination of legitimate criticism and blatant errors. The piece says […]

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From Ambassador David Shinn: Somalia, Al-Shabaab, the Region and U.S. Policy

Somalia, Al-Shabaab, the Region and U.S. Policy William and Mary Williamsburg, VA 8 April 2015 David H. Shinn Elliott School of International Affairs George Washington University Background Let me take a moment to review the background to the current situation in Somalia. Somalia has been trying since the overthrow of the Siad Barre government in […]

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