How Eritrea Elevates the Horn

Obi Egbuna Jr. It appears the Ethiopian Government is being punished for signing a historic peace agreement with Eritrea three years ago, while Eritrea is paying the price because they are in existence. For Colonialist and Imperialist culture, the blowing of the bugle represents a signal that symbolizes their commitment to military warfare and global…

U.S. Escalates Threats to Ethiopian and Eritrean Sovereignty

Ann Garrison Elias Amare enjoyed a long friendship with Glen Ford, who was Eritrea’s only media ally for many years. U.S. Special Envoy to the Horn of Africa Jeffrey Feltman recently returned from a tour of Ethiopia, Djibouti, and the United Arab Emirates. On the following Monday, the U.S. State Department issued a statement that…

Somalia: From the Cold War to the War on Terror

Ann Garrison Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, aka Farmaajo, Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, and Ethiopian President Abiy Ahmed Cold War and War on Terror destabilize Somalia and cause great suffering for its people. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, aka Farmaajo, is currently the Interim President of Somalia, pending parliamentary elections that have been repeatedly postponed since February….

Ethiopia: The Reality of Operations in Tigray

Alessandro Lattanzio Since the federal government declared a ceasefire in Tigray on June 30, 2021, TPLF forces occupied border towns with Amhara Regional State in the areas of Alamata, Korem, and Qobo. The Amhara Regional Government called on the population to mobilize to address the “existential threat” posed by “TPLF terrorists.” More than 20 civilians…

The TPLF Attack on Ethiopia Contains the Accumulated Evil of the War

Ann Garrison The western nations that Ethiopia previously kow-towed to claim national government forces attacked Tigrayan troops first, when precisely the opposite occurred. “The US and its allies haven’t even been able to get past the first step—UN Security Council censure—with regard to Syria, then Burundi, and now, Ethiopia.” “War is essentially an evil thing….

Don’t Allow Another U.S.-NATO Libya in the Horn of Africa

Ready for Revolution A joint statement from the US Out of Africa Network and Horn of Africa PALS. Paternalistic U.S. government political posturing toward Africa has a history of turning into fatal consequences for the masses of African peoples. A decade ago, several of the same individuals who now hold positions in the Biden administration…

Ethiopians Go to the Polls Even After the US Tells Them Not to

Ann Garrison Many Ethiopians expressed enthusiasm for what they consider the country’s first real, competitive election, writes Ann Garrison. “Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia are now alarming US political and military elites by forming an alliance and threatening to chart an independent path in the Horn of Africa.” On Monday, June 21st, Ethiopians went to the…

Ethiopia: Tribalism versus National Consciousness

Ann Garrison Ethiopians struggle to forge a national consciousness that supersedes ethnic tribalism, while international human rights NGOs discuss their “responsibility to protect” them, writes Ann Garrison. “Fierce new ethnic nationalisms were born as a result of the TPLF’s brutal 30-year rule and its divide-and-conquer ethnic strategy, and this is very dangerous.” Nearly 554,000 people are…

Challenges of Water Sharing in the Nile Basin: Critical Moments Approaching

Viktor Mikhin Egypt and Sudan are supposed to adhere to a binding agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), even amidst reports that Addis Ababa, for a second year, will fill its reservoir with less water than had previously been planned, several international experts say. Just three weeks before the second planned year for…