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The US military could take a stronger role in stabilizing African nations. Does it want to?

27 Jul

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Sara Jerving, Devex
 
Proposed cuts to foreign aid in the United States budget have some experts wondering whether the military will play a greater role in responding to humanitarian crises on the African continent.
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Ethiopians Openly Turn Against US & UK-Backed TPLF’s Land Seizures; Ermias’s Testimony, Many Others

13 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Hilary Matfess*, Foreign Policy; See Comments

Backed by U.S. development aid, the Ethiopian government is seizing land, demolishing homes, and cracking down on activists in a bid to expand its capital city.

“Yehun and Miriam have little hope for the future. We didn’t do anything and they destroyed our house,” Miriam told me. “We are appealing to the mayor but there have been no answers. The government does not know where we live now, so it is not possible for them to compensate us even if they wanted.”
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