From resistance to governance: How the EPLF/PFDJ experience shapes Eritrea's regional strategy

A chapter from "Eritrea's Foreign Relations: Understanding its Regional Role" (2009)
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Power in Eritrea is exercised through layers that are increasingly opaque as one approaches the center, like a set of Russian matryoshka dolls, nesting one inside the other. An exploration of this as it developed within the circle that now rules Eritrea sheds light on the way former guerrilla commander Isaias Afwerki governs and how he and his circle act to extend Eritrea’s influence across the Horn of Africa.

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