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International Crisis Group's Latest Report on Eritrea: Garbage In, Garbage Out

By Ghidewon Abay Asmerom September 22, 2010 "GIGO" as an abbreviation for "Garbage In, Garbage Out" is a common phrase among computer programmers. It illustrates the fact that "computers will unquestioningly process the most nonsensical of input data (garbage in) and produce nonsensical output (garbage out)." This is exactly what the latest Crisis Group report on Eritrea did.