- Vol 48 No 13
- 22nd June 2007
With Somalia looking more settled, Ethiopia has been looking towards Eritrea, which it sees as the regional spoiler. On 8 June, Addis Ababa wrote to the United Nations Security Council President calling for Chapter VII sanctions against Eritrea, in order ...
- Vol 48 No 9
- 27th April 2007
Eritrea now condemns foreign involvement in Somalia. Last year, it sent large quantities of arms and fighters, and a training mission, to the Islamic Courts Union (ICU), then in power. In January, President Issayas Afeworki sent a minister to Nairobi to r...
- Vol 47 No 11
- 26th May 2006
The latest meeting of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission, in London on 17 May, started badly, with the Commission President, Sir Elihu Lauterpacht QC of Britain, irritated by news reports suggesting the process was now led by the United States. Ethi...
- Vol 47 No 6
- 17th March 2006
Secret talks in London on 10 March between American lawyers may help unblock the border dispute between Eritrea and Ethiopia, that killed 50-100,000 people in 1998-2000. Both governments were coaxed into joining talks with the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Co...
- Vol 46 No 22
- 4th November 2005
There may be some diplomatic method in Asmara's apparent madness
- Vol 46 No 7
- 1st April 2005
The United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea already has big credibility problems because of Ethiopia's continuing failure to implement a boundary commission ruling on where the frontier with Eritrea lies. Now, it emerges, some UNMEE staff have been...
- Vol 44 No 18
- 12th September 2003
The United Nations Security Council will renew the mandate of the UN Mission to Eritrea and Ethiopia next week but the border remains unresolved and there is concern over mounting costs (AC Vol 44 No 15). Most Eritrean opposition parties, many in Premier ...
- Vol 43 No 13
- 28th June 2002
People grow poorer and less free but the regime stands by its
- Vol 43 No 8
- 19th April 2002
As promised, both countries have accepted the (carefully crafted) ruling by the Eritrea-Ethiopian Boundary Commission, published last weekend. Both sides want peace but the propaganda war still rages and normal relations look distant. Both claim victory b...
- Vol 43 No 7
- 5th April 2002
After consolidating his power, President Issayas will turn to the anaemic economy