Briefing from ROAPE Volume 34 Number 113
Ogaden National Liberation Front: Dilemma of its Struggle

The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF): The Dilemma of its Struggle in Ethiopia
Vol.34 No.113 (Sept 2007), pp587-562
The international media has paid very little attention to the Somali region of Ethiopia, also known as the ‘Ogaden’, mainly as a result of the region's remoteness and peripheral status. Nevertheless, the recent Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) attack on a Chinese oilfield in Obolo village in the Dhagabour zone, and the current Ethiopian and American coalition under the global war on terror in the Horn of Africa, sheds light upon the continuing conflict in the region.