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For far too long, Egypt has been playing nasty against the entire riparian states of the Nile basin. But the Nile water politics have changed since the last three years following the collapse of Hosni Mubarak’s regime and Ethiopia’s unilateral decision to build Africa’s largest dam on the Nile. Now Egypt is standing at a crossroad; making the right decision would be in its own best interest

Zerihun Abebe Yigezaw

Taye Negussie (PhD)

Recently, this magazine has been publishing a series of articles debating against and for developmental statism that the government in Ethiopia claims is now its leading political and economic ideology. I assume in the Ethiopian media context such critical engagement on the same magazine between those who subscribe to clashing views is quite a rare move that needs to be commended and further encouraged.