Patrick Gilkes has worked for many years in the Horn of Africa as a journalist for the BBC and other media, and visited Somalia as a consultant for Save the Children.
Articles by this Author
|From Peacekeeping to Peace Enforcement||
The US decision to intervene in Somalia in December 1992 came well after the two-year-old crisis had finally hit the headlines. The power vacuum that followed the flight of Siad Barre from Mogadishu in January 1991, and the subsequent civil war...
|Building Ethiopia's Revolutionary Party||
In April 1976, more than 18 months after taking power, Ethiopia’s ruling Provisional Military Administrative Council (PMAC) finally provided an elaborated ideological basis for the Ethiopian revolution. The National Democratic Revolution...
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