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The Jubbaland project and the transborder Ogadeen

Majid, Nisar and Abdirahman, Khalif (2021) The Jubbaland project and the transborder Ogadeen. Conflict Research Programme Blog (23 Feb 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Presidential elections in Somalia are at an impasse. Since the discredited elections of August 2019 in Jubbaland, which saw both protagonists failing to achieve their aims, Jubbaland (and its President and backers) has played a key role in opposing President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmajo’. The purpose of this blog post is to draw attention to a research memo by the same name, which provides some historical and identity-based context to the current political impasse and the position of Jubbaland and its President within that. The Federal Member State of Jubbaland plays a crucial role in relation to both national and regional politics in the Horn of Africa, given its borders with both Kenya and Ethiopia, as well as significant Ogadeen populations in both of those countries.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/crp/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: Conflict and Civil Society
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2021 13:27
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2021 23:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109076

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