Ethiopia and Eritrea in Turmoil: Implications for Peace and Security in a Troubled Region

"Whatever the logic of the positions it has taken, the international community has been weak and ineffective in its efforts to resolve the crisis along the Ethiopian and Eritrean border. A dangerous precedent was set when the international community failed to force Ethiopia to accept the Boundary Commission’s decision on border demarcation. It failed again when it allowed itself to be bullied by Eritrea and its de facto termination of the UNMEE mission."