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Ethiopia Buys Arms as Millions Starve

Ethiopia has no Enemy but itself

By Thomas Mountain,

Ethiopia is on another arms buying spree as millions of Ethiopians starve due to the worst drought in 60 years. According to Prime Minister Meles Zenawi Ethiopia is purchasing 200 battle tanks from Ukraine for over $100 million.

Was it a coincidence that the day before Meles’ announcement, the British foreign aid office announced a $60 million “emergency food aid donation” to Ethiopia? Continue reading Ethiopia Buys Arms as Millions Starve