The Future Of D.C.'s Relationship With The Horn Of Africa

The Future Of D.C.'s Relationship With The Horn Of Africa

Official Washington has strategic relationships in East Africa -- relationships built on economic and security interests. We explore how these personal and political relationships are evolving and how they shape the face of the Washington.

Official Washington has strategic relationships in East Africa -- relationships built on economic and security interests. But many people who live in the D.C. area are tied to countries like Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia by something more personal. They're part of the large diaspora communities that now call the Washington area home. We explore how these personal and political relationships are evolving and how they shape the face of the Washington.

Guests

Jonathan Berman

Author, "Success in Africa: CEO Insights from a Continent on the Rise" (Bibliomotion, 2013)

Getachew Metaferia

Professor of Political Science, Morgan State; author "Ethiopia and the United States: History, Diplomacy, and Analysis" (Algora Publishing)

Menna Demessie

Professor, Political Science, University of California Washington Center; Senior Policy Analyst, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

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