Somalia Essay Topics

US Intervention in Somalia, 1992

The 1992-1993 intervention of the US forces, with UN authorization, in the fractured country of Somalia is a complex issue not just in terms of Somalian domestic politics, but also the constellation of foreign entanglements that were involved in this strategic part of the world. This brief essay will attempt to answer some key questions… View Article

Strengthening the government

The concept or theory evident herein is the theory of cooperation. This theory encourages the inter-relation of state and non-state actors in the aversion of adversity. Cooperation in situations of conflict calls for dissection of the causes and consequences as well as the solutions relevant to the situation at hand, in this case Somalia. The… View Article

An Irregular Warfare Strategy for Somalia

Introduction The use of Irregular Warfare has been ongoing for years around the world. Irregular warfare is described as a violent struggle among state and non-state actors for legitimacy and influence over the relevant populations. I will discuss where the U.S. may apply military force in conjunction with other means of national power to stabilize… View Article

Essay on Tsunami

On December 26, 2004 the world experienced the most devastating natural disaster to hit the Indian Ocean. It was classified as a tsunami, a tsunami holding immense power equivalent to the destruction of three nuclear bombs. Tsunami waves can become more than 30 feet high as they come into shore and can rush miles inland… View Article

Remembering My Childhood

“I want to be just like you” Growing up, Sedaris had a good life. He had a loving family that supported him and made sure he was well taking care of. Sedaris’ friend, Hugh had a very difficult lifestyle. When Hugh was growing up as a child, he saw things that children should not be… View Article