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The Three-Country Alliance Against Tigray Might Jeopardize Ethiopia’s Future – Analysis

Eurasia Review | Martin Plaut The Tigray war has turned into an all-out conflict, pitting Tigrayan forces loyal to the Tigray People’s Liberation front (TPLF) against Ethiopian federal troops, the Eritrean army, Amhara militia and – as revealed last…
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Ethiopias military offensive in Tigray accompanied by atrocities and internal repression

Source: IPIS Research Briefing | Arms Trade Bulletin November – December 2020 On 4 November 2020 the Ethiopian National Defence Force (ENDF) launched a military offensive against the Tigray regional government. Ethiopia’s Prime Minister…
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Silencing of guns in Africa remains a pipe dream

IOL | The African Union set itself a goal of silencing guns on the continent by 2020 but has failed to achieve that goal dismally. Guns are still blazing in the DRC, CAR, Libya, South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Ethiopia,…
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On ‘Rooftop of Africa,’ Ethiopia’s Troops Hunt Fugitive Former Rulers

NYT | Politicians and military commanders who once led Ethiopia are being tracked down, caught and sometimes killed by their own country’s soldiers in the war in the Tigray region. By Simon Marks and Declan Walsh ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia…
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U.S. Withdrawal from Somalia — SOF

Source: SOF News | John Friberg U.S. Africa Command has announced the formation of Joint Task Force Quartz to oversee Operation Octave Quartz – a mission designated to reposition forces from Somalia and continue the assistance effort in…
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Could a National Dialogue Solve Ethiopia’s Political Crisis?

USIP | It is time to talk about the common challenges that every Ethiopian faces. While the recent conflict in Tigray renewed international focus on Ethiopia, more challenges lie ahead, including elections now scheduled for June 5. The state…
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Ethiopia’s Oromia conflict: Why a teacher was killed ‘execution-style’

Source: BBC The shooting dead of Kitilaa Guddata has left his family in shock. The 32-year-old high school teacher was among the latest casualties in the conflict between government forces and rebels in Ethiopia's Oromia region. The violence…
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Canada Should Support Ethiopia

The conflict between Tigray and Ethiopia could cause rifts with other African regions. Canada’s truth and reconciliation experience could help. Source: Policy Options Politiques | Ann Fitz-Gerald, Hugh Segal The conflict between the Ethiopian…
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Trump’s Withdrawal From Somalia Is a Security Threat. Biden Should Reverse It

Source: Foreign Policy | Abdi Yusuf U.S. troops are scheduled to leave the country on Jan. 15, opening the door for al-Shabab terrorists to step up their attacks. The new administration should recommit to protecting the country. Years…