Dr. Alp Özerdem on the Role of Traditional vs New Actors in the Greater Horn of Africa

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Dr. Alp Özerdem, Co-Director of the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University, discusses the motivations and activities of traditional actors such as the United States in contrast to newer actors such as Turkey and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states in the Greater Horn of Africa. He specifically elaborates on the model of Turkish involvement in Somalia, and how this contrasts with previous humanitarian aid and peace building efforts.