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Population: 102.4 mn.
GDP: $72.37 bn.
Debt: $23.06 bn.

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Ethiopia's options

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi's government has three options for its Somalia policy, all of them formidably difficult.

That troublesome border

The quarrel between Addis Ababa and Asmara over their common border and the political chaos in Somalia is intensifying. The heat turned up after the Ethiopia Eritrea Boundary Comm...

The Ogaden's trickling sands

The Ogaden's bloody struggle has a wider global dimension

Thirty years ago, the United States National Security Advisor, Zbigniew Brzezinski, declared that ‘SALT lies buried in the sands of the Ogaden’: he meant the Strategic Arms Limitat...

Roots of the ONLF rebellion

The Ogaden National Liberation Front joined the political system in Ethiopia’s Somali Regional in 1991 and it had a majority in the administration. In 1994, it split over the issue...

The Millennium deal

Political compromises could mark the start of a new style for both government and opposition

To satisfy both domestic expediency and international pressure, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has commuted the life sentences passed on 35 of his opponents. That was expected and it ...

Boiling point

Eritrea and Ethiopia, whose leaders detest each other, are clashing on three regional issues. Moreover, hawks in Addis believe – rightly or wrongly – that Ethiopia's support for th...

Warriors by proxy

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 Cou...

The great gamble

Ethiopia and others bet on the TFG

A few weeks ago, it looked as if relative calm was returning to Mogadishu, but violence has soared again. Ethiopia says it wants its forces to leave but African Union troops are re...

Rendition confusion

The United States' War on Terror is catching many innocent people in its crossfire and hundreds of these are held incommunicado by the Ethiopian and Kenyan authorities on suspicion...

The kidnap mystery

The kidnap of hostages, Ethiopian and British, on 1 March was apparently the first operation of the Afar National Democratic Front (ANDF). It was a mistake. The original plan was t...

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