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Trump Splashes Into Nile Dispute to Gain Leverage in Middle East
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Trump Splashes Into Nile Dispute to Gain Leverage in Middle East
March 11, 2020

The Trump administration has weighed in to back Egypt in its long-running dispute with Ethiopia over a crucial hydroelectric dam about to come into operation.

Ethiopia – Breaking the Dam for Western Debt Slavery
September 2, 2018

Abiy his new ruling faction are opening the dam gates for Western financial subjugation – euphemistically hailed as “reforms” in the Western news media, Finian Cunningham writes.

Ethiopia – Breaking the Dam for Western Debt Slavery
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Ethiopia in Turmoil of US, Saudi-Backed Coup, Not ‘Reforms’
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Ethiopia in Turmoil of US, Saudi-Backed Coup, Not ‘Reforms’
August 20, 2018

What is going on in Ethiopia is more akin to a foreign-backed coup against its international independence, Finian Cunningham writes.

Geopolitics Shadow Ethiopia’s Foul Murder
August 2, 2018

The murder of Simegnew Bekele, whose Christian name means “hope” in his native language, has grievously struck the country’s sense of nationhood and its once bright aspirations for independent development.

Geopolitics Shadow Ethiopia’s Foul Murder
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Tillerson Takes ‘Great Power Competition’ to Africa
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Tillerson Takes ‘Great Power Competition’ to Africa
March 13, 2018

Last week, Rex Tillerson’s tour of Africa gave practical expression to what this “great power competition” looks like in the modern era. The top US diplomat seemed more interested engaging in schadenfreude and shadowing with regard to China and Russia, rather than in supposed “partnership” with African states.

Under the Radar: Large-Scale War Looms in Africa to Involve Many Actors
January 1, 2018

Ethiopia has invested into the dam project too much to roll it back. Egypt believes too much is at stake to make it take a tough stand opposing the construction. The possibility of conflict is high. Only urgent mediation from outside can prevent the worst.

Under the Radar: Large-Scale War Looms in Africa to Involve Many Actors
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2015 AU Summit Wound Up in Johannesburg: Meetings on the Sidelines and Afterthoughts
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2015 AU Summit Wound Up in Johannesburg: Meetings on the Sidelines and Afterthoughts
June 19, 2015

The African Union (AU) summit took place on June 7-15 in Johannesburg. It was the most intriguing and fruitful meeting in many years. African leaders made a big step on the way to economic integration as Africa is turning into an international entity…

China Key to Africa’s Optimism… and Renewed Western Militarism
February 3, 2014

…In the past three years, China is estimated to have allocated a total of $100 billion for investment in almost every African country. The invested activities include oil and gas industries, civic infrastructure of universities, hospitals and transport systems, as well as a wide range of mining operations… It is no coincidence that Western capitals are trying covertly to gain a renewed military presence in Africa. On this score, the French seem to be taking a lead with four major military interventions in the past four years in Cote D’Ivoire, Libya, Mali and currently the Central African Republic…

China Key to Africa’s Optimism… and Renewed Western Militarism
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