Somalia in Transition: winning back Mogadishu

Efforts to defeat al Shabaab in Mogadishu and Somalia

The conflict in Somalia is currently going through an important evolution. As the African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) initiate their withdrawal, and plan to complete this over the next several years, the strategic context of the conflict now revolves around the transition of security responsibilities to the Somali security forces themselves, or possibly a new constellation of external actors that can capitalize on existing gains.

Will the new government be effective in its fight against al Shabaab?

Read all about it in our in-depth analysis that consists of three chapters:

  • Security Developments in Mogadishu
  • Conflict Outside of Mogadishu
  • Security Threats Beyond al Shabaab

Download our in-depth analysis on Somalia