(Senior research fellow at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzeliya (IDC) and former Deputy Head of Israel National Security Council)
Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 19 March 2020
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Over the past weeks, tensions escalated between Egypt and Ethiopia after Addis Ababa withdrew from the latest round of US-sponsored discussions to resolve the dispute, and pledged to start filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) before reaching a final deal with the downstream countries of Egypt and Sudan. Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan were expected to sign a final deal on the dam during the two-day talks that concluded in Washington in late February 2020...Read more