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TPLF as the cause for the conflict missing from US gov’t narrative

While unequivocally putting pressure on TPLF with the aim to disarm itself is the shortest path to end the ongoing conflict in Northern Ethiopia, Joe Biden’s Administration targets Ethiopia, Eritrea and Amhara region with sanctions 

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The U.S. Department of State’s Africa Regional Media Hub had organized a telephone briefing on Monday. Bryan Hunt, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Africa and the Sudans, and Erik Woodhouse, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counter Threat Finance and Sanctions, were the speakers in the event. 

They both discussed upcoming national security action (the sanction) related to the current crisis in Ethiopia. 

In his opening remark, the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bryan Hunt, described the situation in Ethiopia as an “ongoing humanitarian and human rights crisis in northern Ethiopia.” 

The problem with it is that it is concealing that the conflict is not ending because of the TPLF terrorist group, as designated by the Ethiopian parliament. 

The U.S. avoided talks about the nature and cause of the crisis, as it is in a collision course with the US’ effort to make the TPLF relevant again as a political actor in the Ethiopian body politic. The support has been manifesting itself in diplomatic, political and even logistical forms. 

While the US gov’t thinks that the conflict threatens regional stability, it shuns talking about the causes of it- The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and the activities it has been engaged in to make the conflict a protracted one. 

The briefing came after U.S. president Joe Biden announced, last week, an executive order to impose sanctions on Ethiopia – targeting individuals and entities linked to three state actors and the TPLF, which the Ethiopian government labelled as a terrorist group, as indicated above. 

The Ethiopian government, the Eritrean government, Amhara region government and the TPLF are in list for targeted sanction. 

 President Joe Biden’s administration said the sanction was introduced because parties to the conflict failed to end the war and resort to negotiation. 

The U.S. government is aware that the TPLF forces took the war to Afar and Amhara regions of Ethiopia after the Ethiopian government declared a unilateral humanitarian ceasefire in late June, this year. But it did not condemn the TPLF for its military activity that caused immense suffering in both regions. 

For Ethiopians, including the government, the end line of the conflict is known. The terrorist group has to lay arms  and criminal TPLF elements appear before the law to face justice for the crimes they committed against the Ethiopian Defense Force and civilians. 

The Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Africa remarked that the “These sanctions authorities are not directed at the people of Ethiopia or Eritrea.” 

From the views and opinions expressed by Eritreans and Ethiopians in different social media platforms, people in both countries do support the war on terrorist TPLF. The overall belief seems to be that the region’s peace would be at risk unless the TPLF forces are dealt with decisively. 

Trust in the U.S. government as a neutral actor has been dwindling after reports of alleged US support to the TPLF. 

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4 COMMENTS

  1. The UN, Amnesty Int’l, Europeans action is speaking loud to get and use news and information from TPLF Terrorists. They avoid asking and talking to Ethiopian government and journalists. Those groups know where, when and how to get in touch with wanted Terrorist leaders, Getachew Reda, Tsadikan and the rest who are staffed in cage holes hiding from Ethiopian Arm Forces. The Finnish women, journalist has proven how easily she was able to find Terrorist TPLF Getachew Reda from his whereabout hiding cage. That is why they are chastising the Ethiopians government because they are the support of TPLF Terrorisms, speaking TPLF propaganda language and cry for aid in forms of UN Trucks, satellite phones and weapon so that they can expand their ethnic cleansing attacks on Amhara until it opens up the gate to Addis Ababa!!! If they achieved their wild dream, next is the Oromo and goes down to who is the next ethic more in number until only TPLF ethnic is left to live and use Ethiopia.

    • I Support Daniel’ speech because right now Tplf is slaughtering innocent Amharas. Those who oppose his heartfelt speech are adding more hurt and sufferings. Tplf Terrorists wild dream has changed into total loss and horrible deep sleep nightmare to Tplf criminals.

      Today Tplf is crushed and crumbled to dough thieves, anarchist and Amhara children and cattle slaughterers. Their hate is beyond anyone’s imagination that must be stopped!!!

  2. Subject: “TPLF as the cause for the conflict missing from US gov’t narrative”, borkena.com September 21, 2021

    Quote “While unequivocally putting pressure on TPLF with the aim to disarm itself is the shortest path to end the ongoing conflict in Northern Ethiopia, Joe Biden’s Administration targets region Ethiopia, Eritrea and Amhara with sanctions” Unquote

    Humble Opinion, 22 Sept 2021
    Amazing! I NEVER thought the Joe Biden that I know [like any human being] would be against “Ethiopia, Eritrea and Amhara”, and in tune with one of the ancient parts of Ethiopia (Tigray). Amazing!!!

    It is ancient norm of human beings to intervene in unfortunate squab-lings among friends, among neighbors, among villagers etc. As the French Say C”est la Vie. Indeed, it is Life. And so, the three listed above victims of the glorious United States of America, under the roaring mighty Joe Biden, the Ruler of Planet Earth, as ‘hitleriyan’ President, would have to do their best to at least exist [if not living] like any other ordinary human beings. Good Luck. That is all we ordinary mortals have on Earth — unless the Good Lord up in Haven intervene and try to coax the Mighty President of the Good Old USA. WE PRAY. That is our strength. THE END

  3. President Joe Biden embarrassingly has no the slightest clue what’s going on in his administration, especially in the foreign policy department (state department), in effect his administration and his presidency is failing the American people, as well as being dysfunctional so misserably to the point of embarrassment and a laughingstock in the global political arena.

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