The people of Tigray are doing their best dealing with two unbearable choices: face an actual extinction of the face of this earth, or fight till last bullet and last drop of blood. No people on this planet should face these choices in this day of age, no matter their race. The Biden Administration and the EU have obligations to save the people of Tigray from dealing with either option.
During this time of the year, the raging Tekeze River is a double-edged sword for Tigray and the invading forces. But now that the TDF has succeeded in its primary task of defending Tigray it can afford to suspend its plan to liberate the Western Tigray and focus on the Ruler in the north. Besides, the TDF will liberate the Western Tigray with minimum efforts from the Eritrean riverside.
It’s heartbreaking to hear that most Ethiopians’ hate speech directed against the Tigrayans comes mainly from Amhara activists. I feel sorry for the future of Amhara children, for they may burden themselves with guilt for crimes they did not commit. There might come a day when the Amhara communities seek the help of their Tigrayan brethren, but will the Tigrayans respond?
All things end, and so does the totalitarian ruler’s reign of 50 years of terror. After more than fifty years of horror, Eritreans will soon watch as they witness the coming down of the final curtain on the totalitarian ruler. The recent party by his apprentices will be referred to in the history of Eritrea as a farewell to the Angel of Death, to sending him off back into his realm.
Now that the face-saving sensational public drama elegantly presented by the totalitarian ruler of Eritrea for the new president of Somalia is over, what's next? Also, what can one surmise or expect? Can the totalitarian ruler of Eritrea take the chance of returning all Somalis home, despite knowing he cannot control how each one of them will tell their stories?
The article below will touch on a brief history of Badme and its vicinities, Isaias’s contraband-based economy and the nakfa currency as the origin for the 1998 - 2000 war between Ethiopia and Eritrea; the Algiers Agreement ; The 2005 ruling of the Hague, the expulsion of Eritreans from Ethiopia, and the highjacked hopes and ambitions of Eritreans.