Fatima Walli

Fatima Walli
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Fatima studies International Relations and Economics at Roosevelt University. She is interested in Economic Development for underdeveloped countries. In her free time she enjoys reading non-fiction political books, exploring different neighborhoods and trying new Chicago eateries.

Syria Conflict Creates Refugee and Economic Crisis in Lebanon

The news coverage of the conflict in Syria is full of complexities but has overlooked the impact of neighboring countries like Lebanon. There are about 4.8 Million Syrian refugees around the world and about 1.5 million of them have sought refuge in Lebanon.

Al-Shabaab Continues to Impact Somalia and Kenya

The East African country of Somalia has struggled without a formal government for over twenty years. The result of an illegitimate government in the country has allowed extremist groups to take over large portions of Somalia and to threaten Kenya. Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahedeen commonly known as Al-Shabaab is the terrorist group controlling a majority of rural Somalia.  In 2012, al-Shabaab was formally recognized by al-Qaeda as allies.  They are estimated to have...

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