The rise of Djibouti

In this Djibouti themed (and bilingual) issue: Patrick Ferras describes the patterns and dynamics that gave rise to the growing non-African military presence in Djibouti; Aden Omar Abdillahi analyses the legislative elections of 2013 and the profound political transformations it unleashed; Ambassador Djama Omar Idleh’s examines the unfolding of Djibouti’s political and economic links with the Arab world and Zelalem Tesfaye studies the expanding economic and infrastructural collaboration between Ethiopia and Djibouti and the ramifications (political and economic) for the rest of the region. Read it here.