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WilsonCenter.org: Mitigating Cross-Border Conflicts along the Ethiopia-South Sudan Border

Posted by: Berhane Habtemariam

Date: Tuesday, 06 February 2018

Mitigating Cross-Border Conflicts along the Ethiopia-South Sudan Border
 
February 6, 2018
 
The Washington-based Wilson Center published in November 2017 a policy brief titled "Mitigating Cross-Border Conflicts along the Ethiopia-South Sudan Border" and a longer study titled "Cross-Border Intergroup Conflicts in the Horn of Africa: A Case Study of Ethiopia-South Sudan Borderland People" both by Tasew Gashaw, Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Scholar.

The author analyzes the issues facing the people who live along the porous 543-mile long border between Ethiopia and South Sudan. They face cross-border intergroup conflict that is exacerbated by South Sudan's instability, low economic inclusion in Ethiopia, and border insurgents who engage in illicit trade, child abduction, cattle rustling, and arms smuggling. ..................
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Berhane Habtemariam
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