“Give your opponents a chance to talk. Let them finish. Do not resist, defend or debate. This only raises barriers. Try to build bridges of understanding. Do not build higher barriers of misunderstanding” – Dale Carnegie
I WANTED to begin my comment with this worthwhile quoting to underscore how listening to any point of view be it agreeable or disagreeable is critically important in any conversation we may have leave alone the serious issues of the relationship between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
TWO of the influential Amsterdam and Washington, D.C. based Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT) journalists, Fasil YeneAlem and Mesay Mekonen, have arrived in Asmara today to report on the highly anticipated merger of three competing armed Ethiopian opposition forces.