Friday, November 17, 2023

What Are Ethiopian Prime Minister's Geopolitical Aspirations?

 Aljazeera published on 14 November 2023 a commentary titled "Abiy Ahmed's Imperial Ambitions Are Bad News for Africa, and the World" by Tafi Mhaka, Aljazeera columnist.  

Drawing on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's 13 October speech to parliament in which he mused that perhaps Eritrea, Somalia, Djibouti, and Ethiopia should merge as one nation, the author suggests this should be a cause of concern for anyone interested in peace and stability in East Africa.