· The present Ethiopia/Tigray crisis has a problem seen from the point of view of Washington : there is nobody firmly in charge and no policy view is offered

· So everything falls back on Under-Secretary Tibor Nagy’s lap and ,by default, to Peter Pham’s attention . Mr Pham has recently been put in charge of Congo [Kinshasa] as the temperature rises there with the growing conflict between official President Tshisekedi and actual President Kabila. Contrary to Mr Nagy, he really knows Africa and particularly the Horn.

· But , always a lukewarm Trumpist, he has only a limited…

Current Analyst

Current Analyst is an online journal dedicated to the exploration of peace and security issues in Africa. By Medhane Tadesse. Blog: www.currentanalyst.com/blog

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