OVERVIEW Located in the Horn of Africa, Eritrea is bordered on the northeast and east by the Red Sea, on the west and northwest by Sudan, on the south by Ethiopia and on the southeast by Djibouti. Prior to independence in 1993, Eritrea was ruled by various foreign powers. In 1890, Italy colonized Eritrea. With the defeat of Italy in World War II, British forces occupied the area from 1941 until 1952, when a U.N. resolution merged Eritrea and Ethiopia into a federation. The resolution...
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