Why Peace Talks Fail In Africa | Foreign Affairs

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As a new wave of violent conflicts has ravaged Africa, borders and conventional peace processes have done little to contain them. A cold war between Ethiopia and Eritrea has spilled over into Somalia, where Eritrea has supported the jihadist group al Shabaab in its fight against the Ethiopian-backed government in Mogadishu.

Afrikasources‘s insight:

The world is still one in which the nation-state is the dominant actor, so peace processes often end up ignoring regional or subnational dynamics. 

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