The establishment of naval/military bases by powerful and emerging countries of the world in the Red Sea indicates the importance of the Red Sea and the necessity of political, economic and military cooperation with the Horn of Africa countries.
For years, political leaders have warned of the danger of a “Cyber Pearl Harbor.” Thus far, however, cyber weapons seem to be oversold, more useful for signaling or sowing confusion than for physical destruction, writes Joseph S. Nye.
Contrary to the fossil fuels like coal, oil, and natural gas, which produce emissions, when generated, and are recognised to bring the global warming, due to climate change, nuclear energy has immense advantages.
Contrary to our embarrassing experience in the past, the current Prime Minister is rather competent for the job and capable of communicating his messages of love, forgiveness, peace and reconciliation with an utmost modesty, writes Merhatsidk Mekonnen Abayneh
The argument – the people of Tigray would be praised when the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) is praised, cursed when the TPLF is cursed, exist when the TPLF existed and perish when the TPLF perished – is absolutely illogical and nonsensical.
Having been over-fascinated by its lofty ideals and principles, we should never and ever allow our federalism to be defined by ethnic hostility and tribal divisions in the name of asserting regional autonomy and self-rule with little or no regard to our shared and unifying values and historical ties, writes Merhatsidk Mekonnen Abayneh.
Unless Somalia commits to choosing a state system over a clan system and promoting women to meaningful positions where they can shape policy and promote legislation securing the protection and advancement of women and girls, the multinational efforts to build Somalia into a stable nation are sure to fail, writes Neha Wadekar.