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Showing posts from January 28, 2006
"ADDIS ABABA, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Ethiopia's government would be able to support the country's development even if donors cut assistance, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi was quoted as saying on Saturday.

Meles was speaking 10 days after Britain said it would block 50 million pounds ($89 million) in budget support because of concerns about governance and human rights after a deadly crackdown on post-election demonstrations."

Ethiopian government is getting pushed around for taking actions against the demonstrators and detaining the party leaders by Britannia. Withholding money is the threat western nations always make in this kind of situations. I think Meles Zenawi did the right thing by pointing that his government is not going to black mailed by foreign handouts. Ethiopia is the poorest nation in the world, I am not sure 80 million dollars make a dent in the vast needs of the country so they can shove that money… leaders of countries should change policies if it is wrong …

W. Bush said to Palestinians

W. Bush said to Palestinians: their democratic election will result in cutting aids they have been receiving from Washington. The message is clear: if you refused to accept the Zionists agenda not only we will stop the aid but also sabotage the result or take measures that will result a bloodshed and overthrowing of the government. I have always said the U.S has nothing to do with democracy or helping people to decide what is best for them, instead, it follows its national interest based on who submitted to it fully to its agenda. The history will show again the shameful reality of the U.S. and European Union in this regard. They both have taken actions in the past to reverse indigenous movements such as Algeria’s parliamentarian election of the early 90’s canceled because its Islamist views and the Iranian election of the early 5o’s because it nationalized oil industries. The Latin American countries suffered tremendously being closed to the U.S. the result of which is civil wars, ma…