The Kenya-Somalia Maritime Border Dispute: An Unnecessary Diplomatic Row?

Author
Kizito Sabala
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
Social Science Research Council
Abstract
This briefing note examines the implications of the maritime border dispute between Kenya and Somalia following claims that Somalia has auctioned the oil and gas fields in the disputed territory, which are currently the subject of an International Court of Justice (ICJ) case at The Hague.
Topic
Diplomacy, Territorial Disputes, Maritime, Conflict, Borders
Political Geography
Kenya, Africa, Somalia