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Ethiopia Regional Coup Attempted: Accused General Killed

June 25, 2019

Episode Notes:

In Ethiopia, General Asamnew Tsige, the suspected architect behind a coup attempt in the region of Amhara, has been captured and killed. Today, a service for the country's assassinated military chief has been held while the country's ethnic divisions, economic crosswinds, and sweeping political reforms cast turbulence and uncertainty to the situation.

Bronwyn Bruton, Deputy Director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council, joins the WarCast to discuss the coup attempt and the future of Ethiopia.

[ 0:17 ] Introduction
[ 0:52 ] Details of the coup attempt
[ 3:32 ] Relationship to sweeping reforms
[ 6:21 ] The fragility and alarm of the situation
[ 9:21 ] How international powers can impact the situation

Twitter: @BronwynBruton

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