WATCH OUT FOR SUDAN. Though its relation with Eritrea seems outstanding from the cover, Sudan, along with Yemen, are the unwitting partners of the “axis of belligerence” aka Sana’a Forum that was originally designed to promote the Ethiopian agenda of destabilizing Eritrea. You want proof? Sana’a Forum funds all Eritrea Opponents related Conferences and expenses in Ethiopia and Sudan never missed one from attending; Sudan always support IGAD’s stance on Eritrea as all of its communiques and resolutions on Eritrea passed with no objection from Sudan; Sudan voted (not even abstained) in recent AU, UN and UNHRC resolutions against Eritrea. The only time it favors Eritrea was on resolution 1907 and that was only a payback for PIA’s unwavering stance on Al-Bashir’s indictment to the ICC. Remember also, Ethiopia’s surprise attack on Badme during the third offensive in 2000 comes through Sudanese territory.
, Sudan Tribune
ETHIOPIA’s ministry of defence announced on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement with its Sudanese counterpart to establish a joint military force which would operate under the same command.
The military agreement was reached on Tuesday during the 11th Ethiopia-Sudan joint defence ministerial meeting held in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
Continue reading Ethiopia and Sudan Set to Launch Joint Military Operation
US will pay Djibouti $63M each year for the next decade to keep the American military base at Camp Lemonnier
US and Djibouti reached a 10-year Security Agreement to keep U.S. AFRICOM troops at Camp Lemonnier military base in the East African nation that houses special forces and serves as a launching point for drones.
, The White House
TODAY at the White House, President Obama and Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh pledged to work closely together to advance their shared vision for a secure, stable, and prosperous Horn of Africa and to strengthen and deepen the strategic partnership between our two countries. Continue reading US and Djibouti Reached a 10-year Security Agreement
A deal that will be ridiculed by the rebels and its handler Ethiopia
, Sudan Tribune
The South Sudanese government on Sunday signed a bi-lateral military cooperation with Egypt, less than a week after it reached a consensus on a similar matter with neighboring Sudan, from which it succeeded in July 2011.
The new deal, according the state-owned
SSTV, was signed following after a South Sudanese delegation led by defense minister, Kuol Manyang Juuk visted the Egyptian capital, Cairo. Continue reading Egypt and South Sudan Sign Military Cooperation Deal