War is over. Now comes the hard part ...

War is over. Now comes the hard part for Eritrea

Eritrea's rapprochement with Ethiopia may have removed the threat of conflict, but it poses a new challenge for the one-party Red Sea state that's long prioritized a war-footing with its giant neighbor over democracy. After decades of conflict and tension, the calm is a novelty for the nation that sits on a key shipping route to the Suez Canal and has known only five years of official peace since seceding from Ethiopia in 1993.

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