Thursday, March 17, 2016

Nightmare Scenario for the Horn of Africa

Foreign Policy published on  17 March 2016 a piece titled "Africa's $700 Billion Problem Waiting to Happen" by Alex de Waal. 

The author argues that the Horn of Africa is central to the world's maritime trade and that the region is beginning to fall apart. 

1 comment:

  1. Alex is claiming he was in the confidences of the late Meles Zenawi. Quite an extraordinary claim to make. And that Meles's words in 2002 were prophetic considering present realities. And that Alex is the one expert alive to help us grasp them. The fact is present realities were already clear in 2002. Eulogizing Meles in 2012 Alex had claimed a special knowledge. I wonder why this bit of information was kept from the rest of us for so long. Probably Alex should go ahead and write a book about Meles from the time he met him the jungle to sharing gossip over beer in America.