REWARDING WARLORDS: - THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE AND WAR IN THE HORN
17 December 2020
The difference between this Eritrea: The Wild Card armed conflict and the other violent clashes that the country has experienced of Security in the Horn ....10 is that, at the centre of this looming civil war is the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia’s Influence Ethiopia, Abiy Ali Ahmed. [...] Further, this brief examines the current in Oromia and Amhara which could have and emerging developments in the region in the formed the stable base for a government.7 The larger context of peace and security. [...] 3 The opening up of the political space lifted the and an inter-generational divide within the lid on ethnic tensions across the country.10 demographic structure of the Oromia people.13 In the recent past, the subgroup identity 1.1.1 Tensions in the Oromo Community politics have emerged as the strongest threat The Oromo are the single largest ethnic group to Oromia unity, and has caused the curren. [...] handed back to them.39 Debretsion, the head of The TPLF’s troops are battle hardened, having the Tigray region has called on the AU and the borne the brunt of the Ethiopia-Eritrea war.35 UN to condemn the Ethiopian offensive and Tigray shares a border with Eritrea to the called for mediated talks. [...] IGAD and Kenya’s dominance on the body and reduce the influence that the regional body and Abiy has further created a new “Cushitic Kenya have in the domestic and regional security Alliance” with the leaders of Eritrea and issues in the Horn region.