Friday, September 30, 2016

In our national self-interest

Telling a foreign government what to do is always messy. This is directed at MY government. It is not in America's best interest to subsidize violence in Ethiopia: 

"The stakes are too high for the US, UK, and other western allies of the TPLF/EPRDF regime to just sit back and watch as a simmering volcanic eruption rocks Ethiopia and spews chaos and instability to the sub-region.  It is in the strategic interest of these countries, including the international partnership on counterterrorism, that Ethiopia has a stable, popular and democratic government elected by free, fair and transparent process."

Read the entire piece here: Ethiopia: The Myth of a Stable and Reliable Partner Under the Minority TPLF Regime


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