Base Race In The Horn Of Africa

With eyes on the Indian Ocean, new players rush into the Horn of Africa Continue reading “Base Race In The Horn Of Africa”

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AU Summit 30: Should Africa Worry About A Growing Foreign Military Presence?

The AU should track foreign military arrangements on the continent to ensure they serve Africa’s interests. Continue reading “AU Summit 30: Should Africa Worry About A Growing Foreign Military Presence?”

The Gulf And The Horn: A Bitter Rivalry Between Arab States Is Spilling Into Africa

Several countries have been dragged into the fray Continue reading “The Gulf And The Horn: A Bitter Rivalry Between Arab States Is Spilling Into Africa”

Editorial: Ethiopia Has Unlimited Role To Play For Regional Integration

Being at the epicenter of the Horn of Africa region Ethiopia is more convenient to play a significant role in speeding up the integration of the Horn of Africa region economically and socially. Continue reading “Editorial: Ethiopia Has Unlimited Role To Play For Regional Integration”

Sudanese Troops Deployed On Border With Eritrea

The Sudanese army has deployed thousands of troops on its borders with Eritrea, after Egypt sent its own soldiers, in coordination with the UAE, to an Eritrean base in Sawa. Continue reading “Sudanese Troops Deployed On Border With Eritrea”

UAE-Backed Egyptian Forces Arrive In Eritrea

Following coordination with the United Arab Emirates, Egyptian forces arrived in Eritrea today, Al Sharq has reported. Continue reading “UAE-Backed Egyptian Forces Arrive In Eritrea”

“Growing Together” Interview With Djiboutian Minister Of Economy And Finance

The Ethiopian government wants to develop port facilities in countries such as Sudan and Somaliland. Would Djibouti provide opportunities for the Ethiopian government if there is a similar request? Continue reading ““Growing Together” Interview With Djiboutian Minister Of Economy And Finance”

Here’s Why Russia Might Set Up A Red Sea Base In Sudan

Written by Andrew Korybko 

Long-serving Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir invited the Russian military into his country during his historic visit to Moscow last week, stating that Sudan needs protection from an American Hybrid War plot to “Balkanize” his rump state into five separate ones following the 2011 secession of South Sudan. Continue reading “Here’s Why Russia Might Set Up A Red Sea Base In Sudan”

Sudanese President Visits Russia: Seeking Protection From The United States

By Peter Korzun

We have been dreaming about this visit for a long time,” said Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir as he was being greeted by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Nov.23 at the Black Sea resort of Sochi. Continue reading “Sudanese President Visits Russia: Seeking Protection From The United States”

Somaliland Hopes Election Will Bolster Case For Independence

The Republic of Somaliland set for third smooth presidential poll but economy still fragile Continue reading “Somaliland Hopes Election Will Bolster Case For Independence”

UN Leashed

The UN has long been derided as little more than a talking shop. But that is not down to the UN itself, but rather, the powerful nations that seek to use it as a tool, argues Xiaochen Su. Continue reading “UN Leashed”

Divisions Among Gulf Arab States Increases Instability In The Horn Of Africa

Gulf Cooperation Council isolation of Qatar impacts Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, Somaliland, Ethiopia and Sudan Continue reading “Divisions Among Gulf Arab States Increases Instability In The Horn Of Africa”

Gulf Crisis Is Leading To Difficult Choices In The Horn Of Africa

Tensions between the Gulf states are pushing their neighbors and partners into choosing sides. Continue reading “Gulf Crisis Is Leading To Difficult Choices In The Horn Of Africa”

DP World To Invest Half A Billion In Somaliland Port

Dubai-based port operator DP World has announced plans to spend $442m on the expansion of its port at Berbera in Somaliland. Continue reading “DP World To Invest Half A Billion In Somaliland Port”

Picking Up The Cold-War Pieces: The Matter Of Somalia, Ethiopia, And Sudan

Whatever the West touches, it destroys. Somalia, Sudan and Ethiopia show the evidence of Western meddling and aggression. Continue reading “Picking Up The Cold-War Pieces: The Matter Of Somalia, Ethiopia, And Sudan”

The Gulf’s “Little Sparta”: The Ambitious United Arab Emirates

Driven by an energetic crown price, the UAE is building bases far beyond its borders Continue reading “The Gulf’s “Little Sparta”: The Ambitious United Arab Emirates”

Trump’s Muslim Ban Hurts US Troops And Helps Islamist Extremists

The president has enraged Middle Eastern allies who are carrying the brunt of the fight against ISIS. Continue reading “Trump’s Muslim Ban Hurts US Troops And Helps Islamist Extremists”

Divide And Subdue – United States’ Castration Policy

By Dan Lieberman

Gradual formation of nation states exploded into empires – Ottoman, Russian, Austrian-Hungarian, British, French, and the short lived Nazi Germany. Continue reading “Divide And Subdue – United States’ Castration Policy”

Ordinary Session Of The Igad Assembly Of Heads Of State And Government On Somalia

The IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government held its 28th Extra Ordinary Summit on 13th September 2016 in Mogadishu, Continue reading “Ordinary Session Of The Igad Assembly Of Heads Of State And Government On Somalia”

West Of Suez For The United Arab Emirates

Bases on the Horn of Africa serve Emirati power projection ambitions.

Alex Mello And Michael Knights Continue reading “West Of Suez For The United Arab Emirates”