Rashid Abdi

Rashid Abdi

Former Project Director, Horn of Africa

In The News

4 Feb 2019
Somalia has become a chessboard in the power game between Qatar and Turkey on the one side and Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and their allies on the other. BBC
Rashid Abdi

Rashid Abdi

Former Project Director, Horn of Africa
4 Jun 2018
The Gulf basically believes its survival and the survival of the Gulf States and their prosperity is dependent on them taking control of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Washington Post
Rashid Abdi

Rashid Abdi

Former Project Director, Horn of Africa
8 May 2018
What happens when a major actor like the United States begins to recede from the world, begins to retreat? You create a space for other regional actors to step in. All Africa
Rashid Abdi

Rashid Abdi

Former Project Director, Horn of Africa
8 Apr 2018
Somalia has become a chessboard in the power game between Qatar and Turkey on the one side and Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and their allies on the other. BBC News
Rashid Abdi

Rashid Abdi

Former Project Director, Horn of Africa
8 Mar 2018
Somalia’s federal system has reistered progress. The picture overall is not hopeles. But, if [the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM)] pulls out in a hasty manner, ... Gulf News
Rashid Abdi

Rashid Abdi

Former Project Director, Horn of Africa
26 Feb 2018
What you are seeing [among the nations along the Nile] is a proxy conflict of who should be the regional hegemon, Egypt or Ethiopia. The Daily Free Press
Rashid Abdi

Rashid Abdi

Former Project Director, Horn of Africa