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U.S. Double-talking Human Rights in Ethiopia, Again!

U.S. Double-talking Human Rights in Ethiopia, Again!

Alemayehu G Mariam As my readers know, I enjoy watchin’ American diplomats chillin’ out and kickin’ it with African dictators. I like watchin’ ‘em kumbaya-ing, back-pattin’ and fist bumpin’. I…

Wikileaks: KIDNAPPED EUROPEANS RELEASE IN ERITREA

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Wikileaks: on TPLF’s EFFORT Companies

Wikileaks: on TPLF’s EFFORT Companies

Upon taking power in 1991, the ruling Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) liquidated non-military assets held by the movement to found a series of companies whose profits would be used…

Wikileaks: Ethiopia Bombs Itself, Blames Eritrea

Wikileaks: Ethiopia Bombs Itself, Blames Eritrea

By THOMAS C. MOUNTAIN Recently released Wikileaks Ethiopia files expose how Ethiopian security forces planted 3 bombs that went off in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on September 16, 2006…

Wikileaks:Addis Ababa Bombings, the Works of Zenawi’s Forces

Wikileaks:Addis Ababa Bombings, the Works of Zenawi’s Forces

1. (S) SUMMARY A series of explosions were reported in Addis Ababa on September 16, killing three individuals. The GoE announced that the bombs went off while being assembled, and…

Meles Zenawi’s letter to OBAMA (Wikileaks)

Meles Zenawi’s letter to OBAMA (Wikileaks)

Here is one of Meles Zenawi’s letter, published by Wikileaks. 02 ADDIS ABABA SENSITIVE SIPDIS  DEPT FOR S/ES-CR AND S/ES-O DEPT ALSO FOR AF/E, AF/EPS, AND EEB  E.O. SUBJECT: G-8 – PRIME MINISTER MELES’…

WIKILEAKS: SHEIK AL AMOUDI BUYING ETHIOPIA?

WIKILEAKS:  SHEIK AL AMOUDI BUYING ETHIOPIA?

An examination of available information on privatized enterprises in Ethiopia shows that companies owned by, or affiliated with, Ethio-Saudi billionaire Sheik Mohammed Al Amoudi have purchased the vast majority (in…

Wikileaks Publishes Confidential Cables about Ethiopia

Wikileaks Publishes Confidential Cables about Ethiopia

A paradigm shift must occur in the United States’  discourse with Ethiopia on foreign assistance.  Over the past year, the USG has delivered on all GoE claims of “broken  promises”…

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FRAZER AND Zenawi

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FRAZER AND Zenawi

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Wikileaks: Cable leaked from Berlin about Meles

Wikileaks: Cable leaked from Berlin about Meles

A cable leaked from Berlin unfolds that Meles Zenawi is intent on retaining power, and the political opposition is weak, disunited, and out of touch with the average Ethiopian.  The…

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