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Can the Chalabis of Eritrea Learn from the Chalabi of Iraq?

One common characterstics among the so called 'Eritrean Opposition' is that they are gamblers that gamble with everything Eritrea. They literally oppose anything Eritrean and the only time they celebrate is when something bad happens to the country or its citizens. They have less to do with bettering the country and people but more to do on how to give Ethiopia what it couldn't achieve in the battle ground.
One common trait among these so called “Eritrean Chalabis” is that they are gamblers that gamble with everything Eritrea’s. They have less to do with bettering the country and our people but sleepless to give Ethiopia what it couldn’t achieve in the battle ground …. and the Court.

By Abel Kebedom,

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?

Ethiopia: Why General Tsadkan Broke into Tears in the 1998-2000 Border War with Eritrea?

Translated from Tesfaye Gebreab’s recently published memoir of the 1998-2000 Ethiopia – Eritrea border war titled “የደራሲው ማስታወሻ” – An account of an Ethiopian army colonel.

General Tsadkan tried to call the meeting to order but he could not hide his emotions and broke down crying. He wept. All of the meeting participants cried with him.General Tsadkan later said to the participants, “I have led many battles in my career. I have fought in many wars. I have seen a lot. I have never experienced this kind of utter failure. It is bad.”

BY BEREKET KIDANE

“Good morning Colonel?”

“Greetings Mr. Journalist”

“I appreciate your punctuality.”

“Well, I am a soldier aren’t I?” Continue reading Ethiopia: Why General Tsadkan Broke into Tears in the 1998-2000 Border War with Eritrea?

Ethiopia’s latest Terrorist Attack against Eritrea and its Implications

There is a limit for everything. If the “midget” falsely believed that it can continue with its attacks by violating Eritrea’s territorial integrity and get away with it, then it thought wrong!

Woyane: "Let me attack you but please do not retaliate" - No more!

By Sophia Tesfamariam,

On 15 March 2012, Shimeles Kemal, the spokesperson for the minority regime in Ethiopia announced to the world that Ethiopian defense forces had violated Eritrea’s sovereignty and territorial integrity by attacking “a military post” 16 kilometers inside Eritrean territory. The ignominious spokesperson had the audacity to tell Eritrea “not to retaliate”. Continue reading Ethiopia’s latest Terrorist Attack against Eritrea and its Implications

Sanctions on Eritrea Politically Motivated

An Eritrean ambassador says UN-led sanctions on the country are a product of big nations and media institutions mainly driven by corporate interests.

Amb. Tesfa-Michael Gerahtu on Press TV

By Press TV,

Press TV has conducted an interview with Tesfa-Michael Gerahtu, Eritrean Ambassador to the UK/Ireland, to further discuss the issue.

The following is a transcription of the interview.

Press TV: Eritrea has been in the news for a variety of reasons, certainly in the Western press because ‘you’re supporting terrorist movements, you’re supporting attacks on tourists’. Time, I guess, to give your version since we hardly hear about the Eritrean version of events in the mainstream media.  Continue reading Sanctions on Eritrea Politically Motivated