WASHINGTON POST 27 September 2018 by Josh Rogin Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping prepare to meet in Beijing...

QUARTZ AFRICA 25 September 2018 by Abdi Latif Dahir World leaders gather in New York this week to tackle a plethora of global problems, from climate change...

DW 23 September 2018 Ethiopia and Eritrea didn’t pen their peace agreement in Addis Ababa or Asmara, but in Saudi Arabia with the Emirates alongside....

INTERNATIONAL POLICY DIGEST 22 September 2018 by AMANDA CLARKSON On the surface, the tide is turning in the Horn of Africa. The region’s four restive...

HORSEED MEDIA 19 September 2018 Conflicts between Eritrea, Djibouti, and Ethiopia have dramatically shifted in recent months, giving hope for an end of...

AFRICA NEWS 18 September 2018 by Daniel Mumbere The historic meeting between the leaders of Eritrea and Djibouti on Monday ‘opens a new page to promote...

CAPITAL NEWS 16  September 2018 By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (L) and Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir at a press...

BLOOMBERG 14 September 2018 Country emerging from isolation after Ethiopia rapprochement Closer ties being forged with U.A.E., Russia, Saudi Arabia Eritrea is casting off its reputation as a hermit state and pushing to become a key player in one of the world’s most strategically important regions. Decades of eschewing international cooperation by the...

FUTURE DIRECTIONS INTERNATIONAL 12 September 20183 Background Located in the strategic Horn of Africa region, Djibouti has successfully exploited its coastline by offering both port access and military bases to foreign countries. Eritrea achieved independence from Ethiopia in 1993 after a thirty-year struggle. The resolution of a border war in 2000 has since then left...

ASIA TIMES 10 September 2018 For nearly 10 years, Beijing has been tightening its grip on strategic zones within its sphere of influence, notably in the South China Sea. Now, according to the Pentagon’s 2018 annual report on China’s military power, that buildup is coming of age: the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has ramped up not only its land army but also its...