Chalabi was blinded by his zealous ambition to be the president of Iraq and hatred to Saddam Hussein. Hence his wild ambition for power and extreme hatred did not allow him to see the consequences of his actions to the Iraqi people. He did not have time to analyze the potential scenarios that may emerge after the fall of Saddam Hussein.
As an Iraqi, he should have analyzed the fault lines in the Iraqi society and the ambition of its neighbors. For that matter any sane citizen would have understood the dangers of the grievances of the Shia over Sunnis, the grievance of Kurds over Sunnis, the political and territorial ambitions of neighboring Iran and the rivalry between Sunnis and Shiites in the wider region. However Ahmed Chalabi, blinded by personal ambition and extreme hatred, did not have the time to think about those important issues. Continue reading Can the Chalabis of Eritrea Learn from the Chalabi of Iraq?→
When the war broke out between Eritrea and Ethiopia in May 1998, more than 80 thousand of Eritreans have been deported from Ethiopia, and the Ethiopian government’s main reason was because “they didn’t like the color of our eyes“.
But I never thought such similar version of action would happen in the Netherlands. The Eritrean-Dutch citizens were deprived from their basic rights of holding their annual Festival. What a typical hypocrisy of Dutch democracy. Continue reading The Hypocrisy of Dutch Democracy→