Our 51st Year

Robert Barylski
Peter Bergen
John Beyrle
Stephen Biegun
William Davison
Thomas DeFrank
Evan Feigenbaum
Jeffrey Gedmin
Russel Honoré
Brian Hook
Margaret Jay
Richard Jones
Robert Jones
Robert Lieber
Mark Lowenthal
Susan MacManus
Bob McClure
Mohsen Milani
Thomas Nichols
Charles Ray
Dennis Ross
Charles Schudson
Peter Singer
John Sinnott
Jeremi Suri
Martin Walker


William Davison

William Davison is the Senior Analyst for Ethiopia at the International Crisis Group, an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. As a journalist and analyst, he has worked in and on Ethiopia for over a decade. For 2010 to 2017 he was the Ethiopia correspondent for Bloomberg. He also reported on Ethiopia frequently for The Guardian, Al Jazeera, Foreign Policy, and other international outlets. At that time, he was the head of the Foreign Correspondents Association of Ethiopia.

In response to his forthright coverage of sensitive developments and issues in Ethiopia, he was deported from Ethiopia in early 2018. That year he founded Ethiopia Insight, an observer organization focused on the country and region. In 2019 he joined the International Crisis Group and was able to return to Ethiopia, only to be deported again in late 2020. He now continues his coverage of Ethiopia from his base in Kenya.