State Department: A Dual-Track Approach to Somalia

Posted on 27/10/2010

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Ambassador Johnnie Carson
Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of African Affairs
U.S. Department of State

Moderated by:
Jennifer Cooke
Director, CSIS Africa Program

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 3:30-4:45 PM
B1 Level Conference Room
CSIS, 1800 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20006

In a country that has experienced over 20 years of conflict and instability, Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG) struggles to advance the Djibouti Peace Process and bring stability to the war-torn nation. Terrorism, violence, and instability within the country are not only domestic concerns, but have larger regional and international implications as well. Ambassador Johnnie Carson will speak on the current situation in Somalia and long-term U.S. policy approaches to help Somalis achieve peace and stability.

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