Expert Commentary

The Widespread Disdain for Somalia’s Government

Bronwyn E. Bruton
Deputy Director of the Africa Center, The Atlantic Council

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The Author is Bronwyn E. Bruton

Bronwyn E. Bruton is the Deputy Director of the Council's Africa Center. Previously,  Bruton held an International Affairs Fellowship at the Council on Foreign Relations and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Prior to her fellowship appointment, Bruton managed the National Endowment for Democracy's multi-million dollar portfolio of small grants to local and international nongovernmental organizations operating in East and Southern Africa, and managed post-conflict... Read More

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