The Myth of Ethiopian Ethnic Federalism Under the EPRDF and its Implications for the United Front of Ethiopian Federalist and Confederalist Forces as an Agent of Political Reform
Every analysis of Ethiopia’s civil war depicts it as a contest between ethnic federalism and nationalism. Yet the last three decades of Ethiopian history suggest this characterization of the conflict is misleading. Deconstruction
Statement on the WHO’s Announcement that Director-General Tedros Adhanom Will Get a Second Term
In December of 2020, David Steinman filed a complaint, or “Communication” as it’s formally known, with the International Criminal Court alleging that World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom was guilty of crimes against
Statement on Tedros Adhanom’s re-nomination as WHO director-general
When candidates run for director-general of the World Health Organization, their home country’s fellow citizens are usually their biggest supporters. Tedros Adhanom’s 2017 race was an exception. Thousands of his fellow Ethiopians protested
Two years ago, I published a historical thriller blog, Money, Blood and Conscience, about an Ethiopian-American love affair during the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) dictatorship. I later decided to add to the book a nonfiction “afterword,” an author’s note to the reader. It called for Ethiopia’s former TPLF rulers to be held accountable for crimes against humanity.