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Snowden’s EthiopiaLeaks – Reading Between the Lines

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Surveillance capabilities. “The U.S. may obviously establish eavesdropping stations on basis of geopolitical calculus; but not at expense of Eritrea.” – Yemane G. Meskel, Eritrea Gov’t Spokesman

BY THOMAS C MOUNTAIN

Edward Snowden’s politburo for secret documents has finally begun to release NSA files on the highly classified (and not so highly classified) activities of the USA in Ethiopia. In an article in The Intercept by veteran Horn of Africa journalist Nick Turse, we find the latest chapter of another long awaited expose of the role of Pax Americana in Ethiopia. Continue reading Snowden’s EthiopiaLeaks – Reading Between the Lines

Ethiopia’s Tekeda Alemu Feigns Concern over Djibouti-Eritrea Relations

Eritrea – Djibouti Relation Soured by Design

BY SOPHIA TESFAMARIAM

It is rather interesting that Tekeda Alemu would today feign concern and call on Eritrea to show a “pacific disposition” towards Djibouti, Somalia and Ethiopia [i]. As this author recalls, it was Tekeda Alemu that asked the US to break the otherwise amicable and neighborly Djibouti-Eritrea relations.

How can Eritrea have a “pacific disposition” to Ethiopia when for over a decade Ethiopia has been occupying its sovereign territories in violation of the Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary Commission’s (EEBC) final and binding delimitation and demarcation decisions, international law, the United Nations and African Union Charters?  Continue reading Ethiopia’s Tekeda Alemu Feigns Concern over Djibouti-Eritrea Relations