The Ethiopian-Eritrea war

  title={The Ethiopian-Eritrea war},
  author={Leenco Lata},
  journal={Review of African Political Economy},
  pages={369 - 388}
  • Leenco Lata
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Review of African Political Economy
The Ethiopia-Eritrea war of 1998–2000 stands apart from other contemporary conflicts in Africa in a number of critical ways. First, the multiplicity of its proximate and distant historical causes, coupled with its diverse forms of manifestation, renders fitting it into neat conventional categories a very challenging undertaking. Analysing and adopting policies and measures demands a prior ability to fit conflicts into known categories. Conflicts are commonly believed to fit into either the (1… Expand
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