Somalia

A worker poses outside the Dwa Koty Polish delicatessen in Crewe, England (Photo: Getty Images)

There is no such thing as ‘immigrants’ – only Poles, Yanks, Somalis…

6 November 2014 15:50

There was much glee about yesterday’s publication of a report into the economic impact of immigration, which concluded eastern Europeans…

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Four-wheel-drives are to ISIS what longbows were to the English at Agincourt

12 September 2014 14:37

What exactly, I found myself wondering, would jihadists do without modern four-wheel-drives? Car ads are customarily shot on the French…

Elephant tusks being transported in the Congo. Image from Twitter, via @GatelyMark

How al-Shabaab is keeping the black-market African ivory trade alive

16 November 2013 16:50

It has taken a while, but finally the world appears to be taking the illegal trade in ivory seriously. Why…

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William Hague: Somalia, Pakistan and Afghanistan is where the threat to the British homeland is coming from

3 February 2013 12:29

On the Sunday Politics, William Hague confirmed that the greatest terrorist threat to the British homeland come from Somalia, Pakistan…

The man of the moment

16 July 2011 14:41

Andrew Mitchell has announced that DfID will provide £52.25 million in emergency aid to ease suffering in East Africa, which…

Apparently, Britain is less stable than a country in danger of collapse

23 June 2011 14:55

If there is one global index it is best not to be on, it is the Fund for Peace’s annualFailed…

A tale of two statesmen and a wary industry

21 September 2010 11:01

The only readable part of Tony Blair’s Lawrentian romp of a memoir, is the epilogue. He explains why the state…

Andrew Mitchell: the answer to global terrorism

17 September 2010 11:32

Al Shabaab and al Qeada are brothers in arms – Somalia is a hothouse for terror. Jonathan Evans, director general…

The “sleeper issue” of 2010: Yemen

31 December 2009 14:37

As Melanie Phillips says in her article for this week’s issue of the magazine, the case of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab…