The new prime minister is the country’s first from the majority ethnic group, but Ethiopia’s real problems are embedded in its legislative structure.
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The D.C. Circuit ruled last week in Doe v. Ethiopia that Ethiopia cannot be sued in U.S. court for allegedly hacking the computer of a political dissident living in Maryland.
Background on John Doe v. Federal Republic of Ethiopia, scheduled for argument before the D.C. Circuit this Thursday, February 2.
Harun Maruf comes on the show to discuss jihadism in Somalia. Some of the topics covered include:What al-Shabab has been up to since the Westgate Mall attack in Kenya Background on al-Shabab’s leader Ahmad Umar and how he compares with its former leader Ahmed Abdi Godane The state of foreign fighters in Somalia The status of The Islamic State’s efforts in Somalia
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