Kenya’s Daily Nation newspaper reported that Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers have been deployed to a village called Golole after hundreds of Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) soldiers penetrated Kenyan territory and raided a village in the Marsabit county on Sunday (16).
A myth underlying Western relations with Ethiopia regards that country’s military as a reliable and stable partner in the Horn of Africa and has dominated U.S. and European policy for more than two decades. This narrative has of late been increasing in influence and impact as foreign allies have grown increasingly dependent on Ethiopia to help defeat the extremist Al Shabaab insurgency in Somalia. Ethiopian support for other African peacekeeping missions is needed from time to time as well. Yet, to quote a Feb. 2016 Stratfor analysis, Continue reading The Myth of a Stable Ethiopia under a Minority Regime→