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A Dahabshiil franchise outlet in Puntland, Somalia. © Flickr user warsame90
Appeared in: Volume 9, Number 3
Published on: December 19, 2013
Picking Up the Pieces
Banking on Somalia

Somalia’s informal banking system is one of the only coherent institutions in the country—so why is U.S. policy undermining it?

Armin Rosen is a freelance journalist based in Washington, DC. He has reported from Africa and the Middle East, including South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Egypt.
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