PhD, Adjunct Professor, Trinity University, Washington,
DC, Senior Advisor, the World Bank, retired
Part one identified similarities and differences between the Egyptian and Tunisian popular revolutions on the one hand and conditions for a similar uprising in Ethiopia on the other hand. Contrasts aside, the Ethiopian admiration for, and interest in the Arab Spring is relentless. Ethiopia’s democratic and nationalist leaning elites, the majority of whom live scattered around the globe as part of country's 2 million relatively well-to-do Diaspora...