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DECEMBER 2021

D-Day Is Nearing For Ethiopia’s Central Government In Addis Ababa

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D-Day Is Nearing For Ethiopia’s Central Government In Addis Ababa

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The United Nations Security Council issued a unanimous statement in an attempt to avoid the incoming catastrophe in Ethiopia.

The Tigray Defense Forces (TDF), the Oromo Liberation Front (OLA) and seven other opposition political and armed groups are dead set on storming the capital and overthrowing the central government.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, feeling the sense of impending doom is calling on the military, as well as the entire population to fight against the incoming adversary.

On November 7th, tens of thousands of Ethiopians rallied in Addis Ababa to support the Prime Minister, and many denounced the United States which simply called for a ceasefire alongside the other UNSC members.

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning Ahmed is presenting the fight as an existential one – and it is precisely that. A large-scale confrontation between the sides could quite possibly lead to disintegration of the entire country, similarly to how Eritrea split from Ethiopia years ago.

This time, however, it will shatter into many regions in which one ethnic group will be the majority and fight against the others.

A fight seems all but inevitable, and it is unknown how the Tigrayan forces and their allies would potentially agree to any form of ceasefire. The offer for a truce should come with a massive incentive – such as allowing the Tigray region to operate without the presence of any Federal government, Amhara regional state and Eritrean troops.

Still, in the days leading up to November 8th, the Tigrayan forces are marching on the capital, with little to stand in their way.

After capturing the strategic towns of Dessie and Kombolcha, the Tigrayans continued moving south, as well as to the west, to secure a wider corridor for their potential reinforcements.

Finally, on November 6th, the TDF captured upper and lower Dawunt woreda, and are just a few days away from besieging Addis Ababa.

Meanwhile, the central government is desperate, calling on all veterans to rejoin the army, in addition to all citizens to immediately enlist and pick up a weapon to fight against the Tigrayan adversary.

Both sides continue spewing rhetoric increasingly filled with hate of their adversary, and it seems that cataclysm is not too far off the horizon.

Even as official spokesmen continue to speak ‘tough’ and either deny recent strategic losses on the battlefield or refuse to comment, the Federal government is making frantic preparations for a last-ditch defense of the seat of government in Addis Ababa.

It is evident that Prime Minister Ahmed’s forces are not enough, but it is also not an assured victory for the Tigrayans once they besiege the city. It is unlikely that the fight will end quickly, and there is no certainty in who the victor will be when the ashes settle.

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ZoA

So South Front is now shilling for US sponsored terrorist gangs in Africa and demanding giving Ethiopian territory to those gangs?

Michel LeBlanc

Not at all. I dont see south front picking any sides here. They are bluntly saying what it is.

That being said, the tigray forces have made a remarkable comeback, one does wonder who is helping them, ima guess egypt.

Romo

The U.S, Sudan and Egypt are the ones. Since the start of the dam construction that Egypt wanted this and trump commented on the issue of this conflict with Egypt releasing comments of financing revolt in Ethyopia

Clubofinfo

There are claims circulating that the US sneaked large numbers of trucks carrying armaments into the hands of rebels using the humanitarian aid guise. This is confusing because Ethiopia was a US ally. Maybe the Americans were confused with Eritrea and began to overthrow the wrong government.

Ivan Freely

Abusing humanitarian organizations isn’t new. The main driver is most likely Egypt because of the Nile Dam. US involvement is most likely confined to arms sales, and maybe diplomatic support.

Romo

They are suporting Egypt and Trump stated it.

Ivan Freely

Interesting. I watched a CCTV English (Chinese) news segment showing a public gathering about how Western media is misreporting the TPLF successes (i.e. fake news). Time *will* tell on what is the truth.

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