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A sense of history and urgency as Somalia moves to elect a new president

A policeman marches with a Somali flag during a parade in the capital Mogadishu. Jose Cendon/AFP via Getty Images Mohammed Ibrahim Shire, University of Portsmouth Somali lawmakers vote for the country’s new president on May 15, marking the end of a long-delayed and controversial process. The Horn of Africa nation of 16 million has been struggling to achieve viable political …

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