This perspective is from Democracy Digest:
Leaders of Ethiopia’s restive northern Tigray region said on Monday the federal government led by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had launched more than 10 air strikes against them in recent days. The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), which governs the northern region on the border with Eritrea and Sudan, did not mention any casualties in a statement on Facebook, Reuters reports.
“Ethiopia is like an empire crumbling before our own eyes,” said one diplomat.
Will Davison, senior analyst at the International Crisis Group thinktank, asked: “If this conflict becomes entrenched, will the federal government start to look for a negotiated solution and the Tigray leadership do the same?”
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