Somalia

Send her back

Rand Paul Said Something Remarkably Racist About Ilhan Omar

Sen. Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, said he'd buy Rep. Ilhan Omar a plane ticket back to Somalia so she will "appreciate America more."
Trone Dowd
7.30.19
Interviews

Amaal's Intimate R&B Shows that Love Is Hard Work

The Somali Canadian singer went from making protest music to analyzing the blind spots in her love life on her debut EP, 'Black Dove.'
Kristin Corry
7.23.19
U.S. military operations

The U.S. is ramping up its secret air war in Somalia

At least 230 people have been killed in air strikes since the beginning of 2019, and an untold number of civilians.
Nick Miriello
3.20.19
MILITARY

Exclusive: Massive military base buildup suggests the U.S. shadow war in Somalia is only getting bigger

“People call Somalia Africa’s Afghanistan.”
Christina Goldbaum
5.3.18
MILITARY

U.S. military presence in Africa grew again, but "we're not at war," top U.S. commander says

Gen. Waldhauser said the majority of these U.S. personnel were concentrated in two areas: in the East Africa region — namely in Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia — and in the west of the continent.
Alexa Liautaud
3.6.18
Black Women Making History

This Somali Culture Zine Looks Amazing

Safy-Hallan Farah's '1991' zine will feature beautiful images and writing culled from the brightest young minds across the Somali diaspora.
Eve Peyser
2.19.18
refugees

Trump is quietly winning his war against refugees

The White House is strangling the U.S. refugee resettlement program to death with red tape.
Nick Miriello
Keegan Hamilton
2.2.18
US military

More bombs, more boots, more casualties

Trump's first year as commander in chief
Alexa Liautaud
1.5.18
Frontier

This Activist Uses Surfing Therapy to Rehabilitate Child Soldiers

Based in war-torn Mogadishu, the initiative uses the ocean and riding waves to help communities ravaged by years of violence and suffering.
Alice Rowsome
1.2.18
Frontier

US Soldiers Are Dying in Active Wars Most Americans Have Never Heard Of

In 2017, thousands of lives were lost and billions of dollars were spent. Here are some basic details about the wars you don't know about.
Alice Rowsome
12.29.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Lawmaker accused of molesting teen girl dead from apparent suicide, House and Senate have tentative deal on tax bill, Russell Simmons accused of rape by several women, and more.
VICE Staff
12.14.17
immigration

Somalis say they were shackled and beaten on aborted ICE deportation flight

Rahim Mohamed, 32, was already dreading being deported from his home of 15 years in Atlanta to Somalia, a country he hadn’t seen since he was a teenager.
Josh Marcus
12.14.17
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