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Djibouti and The Growth of Arms Trade in the Horn of Africa

Over the past few years, Djibouti has emerged as an increasingly important hub for weapons trans-shipment to armed groups in the region

The reluctance of western and other powers to act against Djibouti’s increasing arms trafficking activities poses an existential threat to the security of the Horn of Africa and imperils ongoing efforts to end long-running conflicts in the region.

BY EXX AFRICA

EXX Africa published a special report on the arms trade in the Horn of Africa. The trade of illegal weapons in the Horn of Africa remains highly lucrative and is comprehensively entwined with transnational terrorist groups, drug smuggling, and the conflict in nearby Yemen. Continue reading Djibouti and The Growth of Arms Trade in the Horn of Africa