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Al-Shabaab as a Transnational Security Treat 2016

Al-Shabaab as a Transnational Security Treat March 2016 IGAD Report EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Harakaat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujaahidiiin, Al-Qaeda’s affliate in the Horn of Africa, has long been perceived as a Somali organisation – albeit one that represents a security threat to the wider region. But since at least 2010, Al-Shabaab has aspired to become a truly regional […]

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Why Presidents are Successfully Re-elected Through Electoral Success?

Why presidents are successfully reelected through electoral success? 12th August, 2016 – SIRAD. Public opinion data, as scholars, journalists, and political commentators have sought to answer this question; there has been considerable debate about the dynamics and impact of public opinion about president’s term in office for re-election, 2016. In this Review briefing note, prepared […]

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The Strategic Security & Safety Programme for East Africa

The strategic Security and Safety  programme for East Africa   Arusha (SIRAD Institute) African Security Threat in Spotlight.   Just as terrorism and acts related to it continue to cause mayhem across the globe, the Arusha-based, East African Community (EAC) Secretariat is hosting a five day dialogue on Managing Security Resources on the continent.   […]

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The United States faces five core strategic challenges

Statecraft strategies for a changing U.S. strategy  Today’s security environment has no precedent. The sheer volume and complexity of current and emerging security threats, and their interrelationship, creates daunting challenges for both U.S. strategy and statecraft. The United States is not in decline. But it does need to radically reshape its approach to meet today’s […]

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Erdogan’s Grand Vision Achievements: The Turkish’s first Directly Elected President

Istanbul (HAN) March 20. 2016. Public Diplomacy & Regional Security News. Erdogan’s top 99 accomplishments prepared by SIRAD Institute of Somalia to empower regional Statecraft initiatives, for the Symposium of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, “His Position and Importance in Turkish, Islamic and World Policy,” Organized by White Movement Association.The world’s best presidential leadership achievement goes to Turkey’s […]

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United Nations Somalia Integrated Strategic Framework 2014-2016

A. Strategic Framework The UN Somalia ISF guides the strategic management of UN’s political, development, human rights and security activities in Somalia, taking appropriate account of humanitarian needs and activities. It is also be the basis for on-going discussions at leadership level on UN system-wide challenges and strategies. The ISF is based on a shared […]

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Ambassadors Speakers Series: Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Office of the chancellor of the SIRAD Institute (Research and International) James Clapper on Global Intelligence Challenges Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. joins Frances Fragos Townsend, executive vice president at MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., to discuss the state of the intelligence community and current challenges and successes experienced across the enterprise.   Transcript The […]

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Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia January 2015

Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia January 2015 Introduction 1. The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 15 of Security Council resolution 2158 (2014), in which the Council requested me to keep it informed of the implementation of the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) through written reports delivered every […]

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