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Current Cases of Contested Secession

James Ker-Lindsay

in The Foreign Policy of Counter Secession: Preventing the Recognition of Contested States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698394
eISBN:
9780191745874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698394.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The second chapter presents the four main case studies examined in the work: Cyprus and the ‘Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’; Serbia and Kosovo; and Georgia's attempts to prevent the recognition ... More


Hoping for the Best

Andrew Stewart

in The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300208559
eISBN:
9780300222203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208559.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines how the British Empire's position in East Africa remained politically unclear and militarily vulnerable. This had left a clear sense that whilst they were undoubtedly hoping for ... More


War Comes to East Africa

Andrew Stewart

in The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300208559
eISBN:
9780300222203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208559.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter analyzes how the militarization of East Africa increased dramatically during May and June 1940 as British and Commonwealth forces continued to assemble in anticipation of war breaking ... More


Imperial Defeat: The Surrender of British Somaliland

Andrew Stewart

in The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300208559
eISBN:
9780300222203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208559.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter narrates how the loss of British Somaliland marked the first redrawing of the British Empire's map since 1931 when a strip of land in Sudan had been ceded to Italy. Major-General Reade ... More


Conclusion: The British Empire’s First Victory

Andrew Stewart

in The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300208559
eISBN:
9780300222203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208559.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter discusses how the campaign in East Africa was a great success both for the British and Commonwealth forces and the commanders who led them. A massive pincer movement through ... More


Lose Some, Win Some?

Stig Jarle Hansen

in Al-Shabaab in Somalia: The History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327874
eISBN:
9780199388103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327874.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter elaborates on Al-Shabaab’s gains between 2010 and the present. While Al-Shabaab was losing in south central Somalia it gained allies outside the country, and expanded in Kenya, as well ... More


Exploitation of Natural Resources as a Driver of Conflict: Case Study on Mining in Baki District, Somaliland

Mohamed Abdi Omer and Mohamed Farah Hersi

in War and Peace in Somalia: National Grievances, Local Conflict and Al-Shabaab

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190947910
eISBN:
9780190055929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947910.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Local conflicts in Somalia have many sources, and the extraction of natural resources carries a risk of igniting new conflict or exacerbating old feuds. This chapter considers the case of a mining ... More


Traditional Peacemaking in Sanaag Region, Somaliland

Abdullahi Odowa

in War and Peace in Somalia: National Grievances, Local Conflict and Al-Shabaab

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190947910
eISBN:
9780190055929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947910.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter describes the role of traditional peacemaking in the Sanaag region of Somaliland. The civil war in Somaliland spawned devastating inter‐ and intra-clan violence and political power ... More


Challenges and Opportunities: Political Dialogue Between the Federal Government of Somalia and Somaliland

The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue

in War and Peace in Somalia: National Grievances, Local Conflict and Al-Shabaab

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190947910
eISBN:
9780190055929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947910.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Somalia and Somaliland had parallel colonial experiences under Italian and British rule, respectively. In 1960, both gained independence and entered into a union. However, in 1969, the civilian ... More


Case Studies in Peace Formation II: Transforming the State and Addressing the Causal Factors of the Conflict

Oliver P. Richmond

in Peace Formation and Political Order in Conflict Affected Societies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190237639
eISBN:
9780190237660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237639.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines Somalia and Somaliland, Kosovo, and Timor-Leste, where peace-formation has had a direct impact on the nature of the state, shaping a social contract, and has also influenced ... More


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