Drivers of ethnic conflict in contemporary Ethiopia

Executive summary Over the past two years, Ethiopia has experienced both rapid political liberalisation and a surge in violent conflicts. The surge in violence is largely due to a rise in militant,…

Liberal democracy is no liberator

November 3, 2019 by Emmanuel Yirdaw Under the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, the EPRDF ruling coalition diagnosed two existential threats: a perpetuation of poverty and a lack of accommodation of ethnic…

Focus on Ethiopia – World Grain

By Chris Lyddon World Grain Ethiopia is dominated by the agriculture sector, which is responsible for more than 70% of the country’s employment. Grain production is focused on supplying domestic needs, but the…

The Eritrean-Ethiopian War (1998-2000)

Sean D. Murphy Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law George Washington University Member, U.N. International Law Commission forthcoming in International Law and the Use of Force: A Case-Based Approach (Oxford University…