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My Overview on Ms. Bruton’s Recent Brief Report on Eritrea

asmarahutBy Teweldeberhan Gebre

A distinguished scholar, author, and Deputy Director of the Atlantic Council African Center, Ms. Bronwyn Bruton has come again with an updated briefing under the title “Eritrea: Coming in from the Cold”. In her brief report Ms. Bruton widely covered the historical accounts of the US-Eritrea relation, recent development in Eritrea, the US interest, and the dividing lines in the US-Eritrea relations. I genuinely greet Ms. Bruton for her usual balanced views on the US-Eritrea. While I fully approve Ms. Bruton’s assessment on the US-Eritrea diplomatic relations’ rifts and her recommendations to repair the diplomatic rifts between the US and Eritrea, with all respect, I disagree on her central message that improved relations between the US and Eritrea will improve the political and economic challenges Eritrea and its people are facing today. Read more »


H’mmm -President Isaias is in Egypt!

president-of-isaiasBy Teweldeberhan Gebre

H.E President Isaias Afewerki is on his visit to Egypt since 28 November 2016. According reports President Isaias is on diplomatic visit to Cairo at the invitation of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt. Although the main agenda of his trip is not exactly known, Eritrean media outlets close to his government as well as Egyptian local medias are indicating that the main purpose of the President’s tour to Egypt is to discuss the establishment of a new “command post” in the Eritrean part of the Red Sea. Isaias who is not devoid of Read more »