Toward a Peaceful Order in the Horn of Africa – By Abiy Ahmed

Operations undertaken by the Ethiopian federal government have freed the Tigrayan people from decades of misrule by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). This has ignited new hopes, but also anxieties, about Ethiopia’s future and its role in the Horn of Africa and beyond.The hopes stem from the removal – for good – of the … Continue reading Toward a Peaceful Order in the Horn of Africa – By Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopia’s Cruel Con Game

In what could be an important test of the Trump Administration’s attitude toward foreign aid, the new United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, and UN aid chief Stephen O'Brien have called on the international community to give the Ethiopian government another $948 million to assist a reported 5.6 million people facing starvation. Speaking in the Ethiopian … Continue reading Ethiopia’s Cruel Con Game