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How Meles rules Ethiopia

By Richard Dowden

Meles Zenawi is the cleverest and most engaging Prime Minister in Africa – at least when he talks to visiting outsiders. When …

Discussion with Abune Melketsedik

Ethiopian Review held a discussion with Abune Melketsedik, Archbishop and Secretary of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church’s (EOTC) Holy Synod in exile; Melake Genet Gezahegn …

Ethiopia: Are the Islamists Coming?

By Alemayehu Fentaw

Ethiopia has been swept by Islamic protests in opposition to what the Muslim community calls government-sponsored propagational activities of the little-known Islamic …

How Tyrants Endure

By BRUCE BUENO De MESQUITA and ALASTAIR SMITH

WHY do certain dictators survive while others fall? Throughout history, downtrodden citizens have tried to throw off …