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If Isaias was All Along Against Ethnic Nationalism, Why Was He Hosting & Arming Ethiopian Ethnic Liberation Fronts?

Post by sarcasm » 22 Feb 2021, 20:37

If Isaias was All Along Against Ethnic Nationalism, Why Was he Hosting, Financing & Arming Ethiopian Ethnic Liberation Fronts for 20 Years?

The Executive Director of the World Peace Foundation observed in regards to Tigray War that, "The most immediate beneficiary of the war is the Eritrean president Isseyas Afewerki. He has longed for Ethiopia to be in turmoil. In the 1990s he described Ethiopia as like Yugoslavia, destined to fragment. His two biggest fears are the Ethiopian army and the TPLF. Today they are locked in mutual annihilation."

The Tigray War changed the the pecking order in the Horn. The world knows Abiy cannot order Eritrea to leave Tigray. Abiy has came out a lot weaker than any Ethiopian leaders before him. Isaias can replace him with his Plan B anytime. Isaias has become the modern-times Niguse Negest of Horn of Africa. You can notice Ethiopians grudgingly acknowledge that these days.

But Let's not forget Isaias has this amazing proneness to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

Nevertheless, the gentlemen in this video are asking, "if Isaias was Against Ethnic Nationalism, Why Was he Hosting, Financing & Arming Ethiopian Ethnic Liberation Fronts?"



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Re: If Isaias was All Along Against Ethnic Nationalism, Why Was He Hosting & Arming Ethiopian Ethnic Liberation Fronts?

Post by sesame » 22 Feb 2021, 21:15

The EPLF told the TPLF thugs throughout their armed struggle in the 1980s that they can fight for ethnic equality but not ethnic fragmentation. The Tigrayan thugs had no clear political understanding of that and were pushing for an unrealizable dream of Greater Tigray. That is why they are now buried. Had they heeded Eritrea's advice and had been satisfied with a solid position within Ethiopia, Tigray and Tigrayans would have lived in prosperity and at peace with their countrymen in Ethiopia and neighbours in Eritrea. But Agames have no vision. They are always driven by selfish and evil motive, Their sins eventually caught up with them. But will they learn a lesson from the catastrophe that has befallen them? It doesn't appear likely. That is why they need to trodden until they get it.

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Re: If Isaias was All Along Against Ethnic Nationalism, Why Was He Hosting & Arming Ethiopian Ethnic Liberation Fronts?

Post by Cartmann » 22 Feb 2021, 21:47

Here is Politics 101 course for you:

Isaias was supporting those ethnic liberation fronts, not because he endorsed their cause or method. They are just fit to serve to counterweight the belligerence of the TPLF. It is common knowledge that the TPLF did everything to bring Eritrea down, including supporting Eritrean extremists and offering their own rear-end to the West by serving as their bogeyman in the region. These liberation fronts were useful to achieve equilibrium with the TPLF’s belligerence, and at the same time to give the West a clear the massage about the limit they should not cross if they care for the region. Especially, all those liberation fronts served as a clear message to the gringos masters of the TPLF- if they push him too much beyond certain limits, chaos will be the outcome. And it worked. So, he financed them to serve that purpose while preventing them from becoming uncontrollable. The contract was simple, they get the finance, but they do not attack without his approval. His approval would have come had certain limits were crossed by the TPLF and its masters. From a country where ethnicity is institutionalized even through the constitution, you can only find ethnic liberation fronts to balance the act. Therefore, the support was tactical and out of pragmatism, not conviction.

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Re: If Isaias was All Along Against Ethnic Nationalism, Why Was He Hosting & Arming Ethiopian Ethnic Liberation Fronts?

Post by Sadacha Macca » 22 Feb 2021, 22:03

It was tactical.... To counter the tplf, the same tplf that tried everything it could do, to destroy Eritrea.
Quite simple really.

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Re: If Isaias was All Along Against Ethnic Nationalism, Why Was He Hosting & Arming Ethiopian Ethnic Liberation Fronts?

Post by ENTEL KORACH » 22 Feb 2021, 22:22

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