The Guardian
| by Stephanie Savell

A report by Catherine Besteman, the Francis F. Bartlett and Ruth K. Bartlett Professor of Anthropology, was referenced in the op-ed “When is America going to end its shadow war in Somalia?” in the Sept. 5 Guardian. The report, titled “The Costs of War in Somalia,” was just released by the Cost of War project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and “looks at the past four decades of US military involvement in Somalia,” the op-ed reports. Besteman is an expert on Somali and has written extensively about it, including her 2016 book Making Refuge: Somali Bantu Refugees and Lewiston, Maine.

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