Challenges for Security Threat of Ethiopia in Using Subaltern Realist Security Theory Perspective

Tagesse Abebe Sugebo, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, Wachemo Branch, Hossana, Ethiopia, Addisalem Tadesse Bogale, College of Business and Economics, Ambo University, Woliso Campus, Oromia; Ethiopia
2021 Journal of Economics & Management Research  
Subaltern is the postcolonial approach to study international relation from the week states' perspective. It is the offspring of realism which focuses on internal vulnerability is a major source of insecurity. The paper is applied as a framework to explain security threats in Ethiopia and reviewed papers that are writing on Ethiopian national security. This term paper reviewed and classified the Ethiopian security threats as internal and external. By consulting the bulk of literature and my
more » ... y academic talk with colleagues; Poverty, famine, recurrent and drought, National integrity (consolidating Ethnic conflict federalism), The danger of succession and state failure, Democratization and election issues are identified as Internal security threats. On the other hand Terrorism, Proliferation of arms, Fragile Relation with Neighboring governments, Nile politics and neighboring countries' spreading civil wars are claimed to be External security threats. To sustain the sparkle of democracy and development achieved throughout the last decades, it is imperative to work aggressively and focus on the country's internal vulnerability
doi:10.47363/jesmr/2021(2)144 fatcat:mtuxdeodzzdeji4epz3y3zvqea