Tag Archive | Badme

How Ethiopia’s peace offer caught Eritrea’s regime by surprise

From al Jazeera Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki cannot afford to ignore Ethiopia’s peace offer. by Abraham T Zere 11 Jun 2018 Isaias Afwerki has been Eritrea’s president since 1993 [Reuters/James Akena] On June 5, Ethiopia announced it would fully accept and implement the 2000 Algiers Peace Accord that ended its border war with Eritrea. It also said it would accept […]

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Ethiopia ‘accepts peace deal’ to end Eritrea border war

From BBC Image copyrightAFPImage captionEthiopia had refused to remove its troops from the region around Badme, the dusty market town at the centre of the dispute Ethiopia’s governing coalition has announced it will fully accept and implement the peace deal that ended its border war with Eritrea. It says it will accept the outcome of […]

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No War, No Peace, No Matter

By The Strathink Editorial Team Ethiopia-Eritrea relations today are no better than they were seventeen years ago with the signing of the Algiers Peace Agreement. It is a relationship defined by no war, no peace. Periodically fighting erupts along areas on the border—not enough to declare escalation but enough to remind everyone that all is […]

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Understanding Meles Zenawi: Conversations with U.S. Diplomats (Part 1)

  by the Strathink Editorial Team In Part 1 of our series, we look at diplomatic cables on the relationship between among Ethiopia, Eritrea and the United States. Meles believed that there were many in the U.S. government who favored Eritrea over Ethiopia and used a double standard in its relationships with the two countries. […]

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Blame it all on Badme

By the Strathink Editorial Team There have been rumors that Ethiopian airplanes surgically hit five military targets in Eritrea last week. ZAMI Radio in Addis Ababa raised the possibility on its widely popular program, “Political Roundtable.” While there has been no confirmation from either the Ethiopian or Eritrean government of this event, the Strathink Editorial […]

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Ethiopian, Eritrean armies clashed on multiple points, says Horn Affairs

 From Horn Affairs Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 @ 7:18 pm by Daniel Berhane Tension remains high on Ethiopian and Eritrea border after a series of clashes in mid-March. The situation deteriorated on the second weekend of the month (March 14 or 15) following a surprise attack by Eritrean military around Badme area.  Several personnel of an […]

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