Medhane Tadesse, writing initially for the Current Analyst and republished by Pambazuka News, has produced an unusually insightful analysis of the legacy of Meles Zenawi and what this legacy means for the future of Ethiopia.
Medhane Tadesse is an associate professor of history and an academic specialist on peace and security issues in Africa. He served as a director at the Center for Policy Research and Dialogue, a think tank in Addis Ababa. He is currently an adviser at the African Union. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including The Ethiopia-Eritrea War: Retrospect and Prospects and Al-Ittihad: Political Islam and the Black Economy in Somalia.
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