Author: Dr. Mehari Taddele Maru

Dr. Mehari Taddele Maru

Dr. Mehari Taddele Maru, who is International Consultant on African Union affairs and Research Fellow at the NATO Defence College.

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The great game in the Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa appears to be gearing towards a new order set off by.

Why Africa loves China

At the September 2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing, African Union Chairperson and.

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Initiative for National Dialogue (Concerned Ethiopians Group – CEG)

Letter to the Editor-in-Chief of HornAffairs In July 2018, I participated in a discussion devoted.

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Rwanda and Its Developmental President

After winning 98.6 percent of the votes , President Paul Kagame was inaugurated for his.

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The Rift in the GCC and Diplomatic Responses from the IGAD Region

David Hearst, a British expert on Middle East affairs, recently surprised the host of an.

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Potential Causes, Consequences of South Sudan becoming a “Failed State”

Potential Causes and Consequences of South Sudan becoming a “Failed State”: Political and Legal Transformation from a Liberation.

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Paper | Ethiopia and the African Union

(Mehari Taddele Maru[1]) (2013) Introduction This article investigates Ethiopia’s contributions to and its influence in.

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AU Commission Elections: from bad to worse?

It has been four years since the controversial, highly contested and divisive campaign and election.

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Expert opinion | Brexit’s implication for Africa and the Horn

In a referendum held last Friday, United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union. The.

Lessons for Africa from the Economic Development of China and India

Mehari Taddele Maru[1] (Originally published in January 2010) 1. Introduction Current discussions on Africa–China relations.