NELSON INSTITUTE DIRECTOR’S “STRATEGIC INTERESTS” COLUMN DISCUSSES U.S. POLICY TOWARDS SOMALI ISLAMISTS

July 6, 2006

HARRISONBURG—This week’s column for the World Defense Review by Dr. J. Peter Pham, Director of the Nelson Institute for International and Public Affairs at James Madison University, discusses the shape of United States policy towards the Islamists who have seized control of Mogadishu, the former capital, and large parts of Somalia.

Dr. Pham’s “Strategic Interests” column appears every Thursday in the World Defense Review, a twice-weekly publication covering military and defense news and information.

This week’s column, “Sheikh Aweys Won’t Go Away (At Least by Himself),” can be accessed by clicking here.