Ethiopia Transnational Issues
Ethiopia Transnational Issues: A summary of information about Ethiopia Transnational Issues, from government research data as well as independent research and other sources.
Ethiopia: Transnational Issues
Disputes - international
most of the southern half of the boundary with Somalia is a Provisional Administrative Line; territorial dispute with Somalia over the Ogaden; dispute over alignment of boundary with Eritrea led to armed conflict in 1998, which is still unresolved despite arbitration efforts
transit hub for heroin originating in Southwest and Southeast Asia and destined for Europe and North America as well as cocaine destined for markets in southern Africa; cultivates qat (chat) for local use and regional export, principally to Djibouti and Somalia