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A Leopard Never Changes His Spots: The Truth about Isayas Afewerki

By the Strathink Editorial Team A leopard never changes his spots. He just changes what tree he sleeps in. And so it is for Eritrean President Isayas Afewerki. After twenty years of “no war, no peace,” Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was able to bring his recalcitrant neighbor to the table. The two leaders met […]

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Posted in Congress Watch, Countries, Editorial, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Politics and Security, Regional Issues2 Comments

An Unholy Trinity: Eritrea, Nevsun Resources and the Atlantic Council

By the Strathink Editorial Team “This is about giant corporations who figured out that by spending, hey, a few tens of millions of dollars, if they can influence outcomes here in Washington, they can make billions of dollars.” Senator Elizabeth Warren Last week the U.S. House Subcommittee on Africa held a hearing on Eritrea to […]

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South Sudan: Kicking the Can Down the Road, Again

  Rivals and international community lack political will to end crisis, says Atlantic Council’s Pham  BY ASHISH KUMAR SEN South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (left) and South Sudan’s rebel commander Riek Machar signed a ceasefire agreement in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on Feburary 1. They missed a March 5 deadline to work out the details […]

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