Is the Specter of the Arab Spring Haunting Ethiopia?
Open Democracy, 2012
4 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2012
Date Written: June 4, 2012
Although Ethiopia has never been a breeding ground for Islamism, the government has started to interfere in religious affairs in order to preempt radicalization. This strategy will most likely backfire, sowing the very seeds of political Islam that it seeks to keep at bay.
Keywords: Civil society, International politics, Ethiopia, Africa, Spring of the “others”, Arab Awakening
JEL Classification: Z00
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