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A Brief History of CIA’s Dirty War in South Sudan

CIA’s Dirty War in South Sudan winding down
With CIA’s Dirty War in South Sudan winding down, its time to take a brief look at the origins and history of this most secret of Pax Americana crimes in Africa.

BY THOMAS C MOUNTAIN

With the CIA’s Dirty War in South Sudan winding down its time to take a brief but comprehensive look at the origins and history of this most secret of Pax Americana crimes in Africa.

It is in the national interests of the USA to deprive China of access to African energy resources, with the Sudanese oil fields being the only Chinese owned and operated in Africa. It was no coincidence that one of the first targets of the “rebellion” in South Sudan was the Chinese oil fields. It has been US vs China in South Sudan from the start. Continue reading A Brief History of CIA’s Dirty War in South Sudan

Ethnic Violence Pushes Ethiopia to the Brink of Security Crisis

A fresh bout of tit-for-tat attacks between the Oromo and Somali ethnic groups has left several dozens dead across the Oromia region. This shows how the regime succeeded in creating the current state of ethnic violence in that particular region first by trying to quell the Oromo uprising using the Somalia regional police aka ‘Liyu Police’ who are known for their heinous crimes in Ogaden and Oromia regions. 

BY ADDIS STANDARD

Close to eighty people were killed (by official accounts) within just one week in various places located in east and west Hararghe administrative zones of the Oromia regional state, in the eastern part of Ethiopia, pushing the country to the brink of security crisis. Continue reading Ethnic Violence Pushes Ethiopia to the Brink of Security Crisis

ONLF Press Release on the Oromo Massacre of Somalis in Western Harar Region

More than 170 Somali women and children massacred in an unprovoked attack by Oromo paramilitary forces in Ethiopia’s west Hararghe region on Friday

ONLF categorically condemns the killing of more than 170 ethnic Somalis by ethnic Oromos and accused the Oromia regional administration for facilitating the crime.

BY ONLF

On December 15, 2017 Oromo mobs wantonly massacred 170 Somali civilians living in Oromia state, Western Harar Region. The killings occurred in the villages of Gadula, Arooreti, Majaare, Balbaleyti, and Huluqo. Continue reading ONLF Press Release on the Oromo Massacre of Somalis in Western Harar Region

The Dilemma of U.S. Policy in Ethiopia 

What do American taxpayers have to show for the billions of dollars in aid they poured into Ethiopia? I am afraid, not much!

Has Ethiopia crossed the rubicon, the point of no return? What should/can the U.S. do about the civil war that has arrived in Ethiopia in sheep’s clothing of civil disobedience, nonviolent resistance and noncooperation?

BY PROF. AL MARIAM *

The dilemma of U.S. policy in Ethiopia is simply this: The TPLF (Tigrean People’s Liberation Front) is driving the country over the cliff into a cataclysmic civil war at breakneck speed. The Ethiopian opposition is fragmented, splintered, ineffective and disorganized. Continue reading The Dilemma of U.S. Policy in Ethiopia 

Famine Declared in South Sudan’s Unity State

More than 100,000 people in two counties of Unity state are starving, UN and government officials say.

Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three UN agencies.

By BBC News,

A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years. The government and the United Nations report that some 100,000 people are facing starvation, with a million more on the brink of famine.

A combination of civil war and an economic collapse have been blamed. There have been warnings of famine in Yemen, Somalia and north-eastern Nigeria, but South Sudan is the first to declare one. Continue reading Famine Declared in South Sudan’s Unity State

The Truth About TPLF Genocide Lies and Disinformation in Ethiopia (I)

Why the genocide disinformation campaign now? To discredit the massive popular uprising in the country and re-write the true story of valor and courage by the Ethiopian people with systematic lies and deception.

By Prof. Al Mariam,

Author’s Note: I have written this commentary for several reasons.

First, in my September 5, 2016 commentary, I announced that the TPLF will soon roll out a major disinformation campaign to discredit the massive popular uprising in the country and re-write the true story of valor and courage by the Ethiopian people with systematic lies and deception. Continue reading The Truth About TPLF Genocide Lies and Disinformation in Ethiopia (I)