Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Ogaden, again

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Sometimes events need no explanation.

...UIC's de facto leader, Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, has made it clear that the two countries have unfinished business.

"The land taken by Ethiopia cannot be forgotten because it is attached to our blood and nationalists," he said in July, referring to troops and civilians who died during the 1977/78 war.

Ogaden draws in tension once more (BBC) 2 October, 2006