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Hammond, Laura (2013) 'Somalia Rising: Things are Starting to Change for the World’s Longest Failed State.' Journal of Eastern African Studies, 7 (1). pp. 183-193.

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This article examines some of the challenges facing the new Somali National Government in Mogadishu, following the conclusion of the Transitional Federal Charter, and the resulting surprises in the emergence of the post-Transitional leadership. The article also assesses the dynamics which allowed the emergence of relative newcomers into important roles, especially President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. A sense of optimism surrounds the Mogadishu administration, which is a marked departure from the previous two decades; is it justified? Will it be sustained?

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Development Studies
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > Department of Development Studies
ISSN: 17531055
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2012.755316
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2015 20:23
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/21128

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