Questions tagged [somaliland]

Questions about the Republic of Somaliland, an unrecognized sovereign state internationally considered to be part of Somalia.

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Why does the African Union defer to Somalia on the question of Somaliland's suzerainty?

There was an interesting Economist article I read on the question of why Somaliland, a functioning state in all but name, isn't recognized by more countries: For longer than most of its people have ...
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Why is Somaliland not recognized by any country?

Somaliland is an unrecognized state in Northern Somalia. While Somalia is plagued with violence and terrorism, Somaliland has remained peaceful and separated from the war. Somaliland has its own ...
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Why does the international community recognise South Sudan independence, but not Somaliland?

Following a bloody civil war, South Sudan declared independence from Sudan after a referendum, an independence which is widely recognised but which was followed by another civil war. Somalia has been ...
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