Saturday, September 25, 2021

Why Peace is Elusive in Ethiopia

 The Conversation published on 23 September 2021 a commentary titled "Tigray War Antagonists Are Reluctant to Talk Peace: Why and What's Next" by Mohammed Girma, University of Roehampton.

Rather than seeking peaceful ways out, both sides of the conflict in Ethiopia have entrenched their positions as the conflict progressed.  Both sides have strong local support.  US sanctions are doomed to fail because they cannot generate trust between the warring sides.