Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Horn of Africa Update

If anyone's interested, it looks like Ethiopia is about to invade Somalia to prevent the organization formerly known as the Islamic Courts Union from defeating the transitional government in Baidoa. Meanwhile, it sounds like Eritrea is working to move away from both the Middle East and northeastern Africa.

UPDATE: Jonathan Edelstein has more, including his belief that this could be the worst of the crises the world presently faces.

(Crossposted to American Footprints.)


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