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Somaliland’s quest for recognition: UK debate offers hint of a sea change

Somaliland’s newfound strategic importance has been both a gift and a curse. GettyImages Matthew Gordon, SOAS, University of London While the rest of the Horn of Africa region is making waves on the battlefield, the tiny, self-declared republic of Somaliland has been having its presence felt where representative democracy and open debate lurk. In the halls of the UK Parliament, …

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