In this podcast, Christopher Clapham speaks to Ahmed Soliman to discuss what distinguishes the Horn of Africa from the rest of the continent as assessed in his latest book The Horn of Africa: State Formation and Decay.

Ahmed Soliman, Research Associate, Horn of Africa, Africa Programme, Chatham House
Professor Christopher Clapham, Emeritus Professor, University of Cambridge; Author, The Horn of Africa: State Formation and Decay 

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Overview

In this podcast, Christopher Clapham speaks to Ahmed Soliman to discuss what distinguishes the Horn of Africa from the rest of the continent as assessed in his latest book The Horn of Africa: State Formation and Decay.

They explore how state structures have developed in the region since 1991 following the overthrow of the Siad Barre regime in Somalia and the Mengistu Haile Mariam regime in Ethiopia, the stalemate in the Eritrea-Ethiopia border dispute and the current transition towards federalism in Somalia.

More information at Evolution of the Horn of Africa: State Formation and Decay