Can Ethiopia Restore Its Former Glory?
Tigrai Online, March 31, 2017
Ethiopia rose to prominence as a regional empire known as the Kingdom of Aksum in the first century A.D.
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Among its African contemporaries, Ethiopia stands out as one of the few countries that has existed in essentially the same form since antiquity, albeit under different names. Its geographic position at the heart of the Horn of Africa has made it a crossroads for trade, helping it to maintain a continuity that has lasted from ancient times through the colonial era to today. While modern Ethiopia's interests are much more tightly focused on its core than the far-flung reach its ancient predecessors commanded, its geography still makes it a key player in global trade and regional politics.
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