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Can Ethiopia and Eritrea Keep the Peace, or Will History Repeat Itself?

Feb 5, 2019 | 10:00 GMT
The long-closed border between Ethiopia and Eritrea is open, and both countries are seeing possible economic and security benefits bloom.

Eritrean soldiers wait in a line on Sept. 11, 2018 to cross the border to attend the border reopening ceremony with Ethiopians as two land border crossings between Ethiopia and Eritrea were reopened for the first time in 20 years in Serha, Eritrea.

(STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

If Ethiopia and Eritrea can't work out their trade issues and solve the security problems that linger from a contentious past, their relations could slip back into the acrimony that marked decades past....

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