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Ethiopia

Ethiopia

Population: 104.96 mn.
GDP: $80.56 bn.
Debt: $26.56 bn.

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Time of reckoning

The agreement signed on 18 June in Algiers has little to recommend it to Eritrea. Only after a comprehensive peace agreement - still some way off - is the Eritrean-Ethiopian border...


Force majeure

Ethiopia simplifies the military situation but complicates the political game

Ethiopia's war aims have expanded exponentially as its soldiers have advanced. Though still formally committed to no more than forcing Eritrea out of the remaining areas it occupie...


Guns and butter

The tragic return of famine may just help efforts to end the war with Eritrea

The international reaction to the famine in Ethiopia and the Greater Horn is putting new pressure on Addis Ababa and Asmara to make progress in the next round of peace talks schedu...


The blame game

The ruling party exploits popular pro-war sentiment in its election campaign

It's still no war, no peace, along the Ethiopian-Eritrean border, as each side loads onto the other the blame for the lack of progress. Last year, Ethiopia bore the blame for block...


Silencing the critics

The All Amhara People's Organisation, which claims to be a national party, cannot campaign without local offices. Nearly two years ago, it formally asked Premier Meles Zenawi for l...


Ceasefire under threat

The OAU peace deal between Asmara and Addis Ababa is hanging by a thread as both sides rearm and turn up the war rhetoric

Ethiopia and Eritrea are set to start fighting again (AC Vol 40 Nos 4 & 9). Neither trusts the other and each accuses the other of preparing for war - accurately, since troop n...


Battling for Badme

Badme, taken by Eritrea in May 1998, has this year been the focus of several deadly battles. In February, Ethiopia attacked with artillery, then aircraft and tanks, then human-wave...


Getting DC's drift

Ethiopia is angry at what it sees as the international failure to condemn Eritrean aggression. When receiving the new United States' Ambassador to Ethiopia, Tibor Nagy, in early Oc...


Regional collisions

The Eritrea-Ethiopia war is helping the Islamist regime in Khartoum and further destabilising Djibouti and Somalia

The main beneficiary of the Eritrean-Ethiopian war (AC Vol 40 No 4, Pride and prejudice & My enemy's enemy) is Sudan’s National Islamic Front government. A year ago, both...


Eritrea and its cousins

The odds are stacked against Eritrea. Ethiopia has a bigger and better equipped army and airforce, and a bigger population and economy to sustain a long war. But President Issaya...


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