Putin’s Spokesman Debunked Alt-Media’s 5D Chess Theory About Russia & Kazakhstan

Putin’s Spokesman Debunked Alt-Media’s 5D Chess Theory About Russia & Kazakhstan

ByByGP EditorJanuary 17, 202211 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. The Alt-Media Community’s (AMC) gatekeepers presiding over the Russian-friendly segment of this informational space generally adhere to the “5D chess” theory as their “politically correct” interpretation of anything that the Kremlin does. This paradigm posits that Russia supposedly always knows what’s happening in advance and therefore carries out super genius chess…

Kazakhstan’s January 5th was Way Worse than the US’ January 6th

Kazakhstan’s January 5th was Way Worse than the US’ January 6th

ByByGP EditorJanuary 9, 20227 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. The Hybrid War of Terror on Kazakhstan that was unleashed on January 5th, possibly by the US’ subversive anti-Russian “deep state” faction in a desperate attempt to derail the upcoming talks with Russia on European security issues, was way worse than the US’ January 6th. Nevertheless, many of those who are…

Did Russia’s “Security Equation” Save Europe?

Did Russia’s “Security Equation” Save Europe?

ByByGP EditorDecember 19, 20218 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. The undeclared US-provoked missile crisis in Europe appears to have noticeably de-escalated following last week’s second Putin-Biden Summit in just half a year’s time. Although the US recently reaffirmed its so-called “open door” policy towards NATO expansion and has once again threatened sanctions against Russia, those appear to have just been…

From Nobel Prize to Cordon Sanitaire – How Somali Jihad and the Cushitic Alliance Led to Ethiopia’s Isolation

From Nobel Prize to Cordon Sanitaire – How Somali Jihad and the Cushitic Alliance Led to Ethiopia’s Isolation

ByByGP EditorDecember 11, 202126 min read

A week after Abiy Ahmed threatened to unseat Abdullahi Deni of Puntland, war erupted in Tigray after armed forces allied to TPLF attacked the Northern Command of ENDF, and captured its entire arsenal of ballistic missiles. These missiles were later used against Gondar and Bahir Dar in Amhara region, as well as Asmara in Eritrea. The initial intense phase of violent combat engagements rapidly smothered off to retreat of TPLF and its allied forces from…

The Putin-Modi Summit Was A Global Geostrategic Game-Changer

The Putin-Modi Summit Was A Global Geostrategic Game-Changer

ByByGP EditorDecember 9, 202110 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. President Vladimir Putin (R) of Russia and Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) of India. PHOTO CREDIT: Wikimedia. The Globally Significant Summit Russian President Putin’s visit to New Delhi to meet with Indian Prime Minister Modi was a geostrategically game-changing development in the context of the ongoing New Cold War. The…

What Explains Putin’s Embrace Of The Conventional COVID-19 Narrative?

What Explains Putin’s Embrace Of The Conventional COVID-19 Narrative?

ByByGP EditorDecember 5, 202113 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. The purpose of this analysis is to explain why the Russian leader embraces the conventional COVID-19 narrative despite emerging evidence that casts doubt upon some of the claims about the virus’ lethality and associated containment strategies. Self-interested influencers in the Alt-Media Community (AMC) misportrayed President Putin’s response to COVID-19 to spin the falsehood…

What’s Former Kremlin Grey Cardinal Surkov’s Prediction for the Future?

What’s Former Kremlin Grey Cardinal Surkov’s Prediction for the Future?

ByByGP EditorDecember 2, 202119 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. Summarizing Surkov “Exporting chaos is nothing new. Divide and Conquer is an ancient recipe. Separation is synonymous with chaos. Unite your own + disunite others = you will rule over both. Russia will expand not because it is good, and not because it is bad, but because…

How the Cushitic Alliance, Antagonistic Diplomacy, and Divergent Strategic Interests in Somalia have Botched Kenya-Ethiopia Relations

How the Cushitic Alliance, Antagonistic Diplomacy, and Divergent Strategic Interests in Somalia have Botched Kenya-Ethiopia Relations

ByByGP EditorOctober 8, 202123 min read

On October 27, 2020, the President of Puntland State in Somalia, Said Abdullahi Deni, visited Addis Ababa where his host, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister (PM), Abiy Ahmed Ali, impressed on him to support President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmaajo” in the 2021 Presidential elections in Somalia. This was part of efforts by Abiy Ahmed and his Eritrean counterpart, President Isayas Afewerki, to ensure that Farmaajo is re-elected (in 2021). However, the meeting did not yield the expected…

Candid Conversation about the Ethiopian Crisis and its Prognosis

Candid Conversation about the Ethiopian Crisis and its Prognosis

ByByGP EditorAugust 28, 202124 min read

Last week, the editor of this website had a candid, open, and unguarded conversation with a friend and professional acquaintance who has worked with American and British governments, and currently works in Kenya, but what he does will not be divulged. The editor asked for permission to publish some details of the conversation, subject to respecting dialogues that he (the acquaintance) does not want published. The editor got the permission but on the premise of…

Regional Isolation Increases the Probability of Violent Regime Change in the Isolated Nation

Regional Isolation Increases the Probability of Violent Regime Change in the Isolated Nation

ByByGP EditorAugust 28, 20219 min read

On August 13, France suspended its military cooperation with Ethiopia, and in the process withdrew a US$100 million loan facility that was to be extended to Ethiopia to build its naval capacity. This was due to pressure from USG and EU (of which France is a member nation). Eight days later on August 21, 2021, a collective of Eritreans, Somalis, and Ethiopians started a twitter campaign with the hashtag #AmisomOut. A few hours later (after…

Realism during Crisis – Geoeconomics, Indecisive America, and Foreign-backed Rebellions

Realism during Crisis – Geoeconomics, Indecisive America, and Foreign-backed Rebellions

ByByGP EditorAugust 25, 202114 min read

A commentary authored by Michael Rubin, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and published on July 23, 2021 by the 19FortyFive Group, hinted at the possibility that President Xi Jinping may send an expeditionary force to help Ethiopians defeat Tigrayan rebels. The Chinese have been quiet about this issue to date. But is this possible, and why would China want to intervene militarily in Africa? China rarely makes categorical statements about domestic issues…

From Great Lakes to Horn of Africa – Violent Regime Change for Authoritarian Minority Rule and Mass Atrocities

From Great Lakes to Horn of Africa – Violent Regime Change for Authoritarian Minority Rule and Mass Atrocities

ByByGP EditorAugust 20, 202118 min read

United States Government (USG) has always considered Africa as a continent where it can impose regime change with ease. Its adventures with regime change in Iraq and Afghanistan have been disastrous, with USG being defeated in both nations and the new regimes refusing to show deference (to USG). In Africa, interventionist policy makers can advocate for regime change because they can exploit political competition. In most African nations, political competition can become violent if it…

Putin’s Spokesman Debunked Alt-Media’s 5D Chess Theory About Russia & Kazakhstan

Putin’s Spokesman Debunked Alt-Media’s 5D Chess Theory About Russia & Kazakhstan

ByByGP EditorJanuary 17, 202211 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. The Alt-Media Community’s (AMC) gatekeepers presiding over the Russian-friendly segment of this informational space generally adhere to the “5D chess” theory as their “politically correct” interpretation of anything that the Kremlin does. This paradigm posits that Russia supposedly always knows what’s happening in advance and therefore carries out super genius chess…

Kazakhstan’s January 5th was Way Worse than the US’ January 6th

Kazakhstan’s January 5th was Way Worse than the US’ January 6th

ByByGP EditorJanuary 9, 20227 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. The Hybrid War of Terror on Kazakhstan that was unleashed on January 5th, possibly by the US’ subversive anti-Russian “deep state” faction in a desperate attempt to derail the upcoming talks with Russia on European security issues, was way worse than the US’ January 6th. Nevertheless, many of those who are…

Did Russia’s “Security Equation” Save Europe?

Did Russia’s “Security Equation” Save Europe?

ByByGP EditorDecember 19, 20218 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. The undeclared US-provoked missile crisis in Europe appears to have noticeably de-escalated following last week’s second Putin-Biden Summit in just half a year’s time. Although the US recently reaffirmed its so-called “open door” policy towards NATO expansion and has once again threatened sanctions against Russia, those appear to have just been…

From Nobel Prize to Cordon Sanitaire – How Somali Jihad and the Cushitic Alliance Led to Ethiopia’s Isolation

From Nobel Prize to Cordon Sanitaire – How Somali Jihad and the Cushitic Alliance Led to Ethiopia’s Isolation

ByByGP EditorDecember 11, 202126 min read

A week after Abiy Ahmed threatened to unseat Abdullahi Deni of Puntland, war erupted in Tigray after armed forces allied to TPLF attacked the Northern Command of ENDF, and captured its entire arsenal of ballistic missiles. These missiles were later used against Gondar and Bahir Dar in Amhara region, as well as Asmara in Eritrea. The initial intense phase of violent combat engagements rapidly smothered off to retreat of TPLF and its allied forces from…

The Putin-Modi Summit Was A Global Geostrategic Game-Changer

The Putin-Modi Summit Was A Global Geostrategic Game-Changer

ByByGP EditorDecember 9, 202110 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. President Vladimir Putin (R) of Russia and Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) of India. PHOTO CREDIT: Wikimedia. The Globally Significant Summit Russian President Putin’s visit to New Delhi to meet with Indian Prime Minister Modi was a geostrategically game-changing development in the context of the ongoing New Cold War. The…

What Explains Putin’s Embrace Of The Conventional COVID-19 Narrative?

What Explains Putin’s Embrace Of The Conventional COVID-19 Narrative?

ByByGP EditorDecember 5, 202113 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. The purpose of this analysis is to explain why the Russian leader embraces the conventional COVID-19 narrative despite emerging evidence that casts doubt upon some of the claims about the virus’ lethality and associated containment strategies. Self-interested influencers in the Alt-Media Community (AMC) misportrayed President Putin’s response to COVID-19 to spin the falsehood…

What’s Former Kremlin Grey Cardinal Surkov’s Prediction for the Future?

What’s Former Kremlin Grey Cardinal Surkov’s Prediction for the Future?

ByByGP EditorDecember 2, 202119 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. Summarizing Surkov “Exporting chaos is nothing new. Divide and Conquer is an ancient recipe. Separation is synonymous with chaos. Unite your own + disunite others = you will rule over both. Russia will expand not because it is good, and not because it is bad, but because…

How the Cushitic Alliance, Antagonistic Diplomacy, and Divergent Strategic Interests in Somalia have Botched Kenya-Ethiopia Relations

How the Cushitic Alliance, Antagonistic Diplomacy, and Divergent Strategic Interests in Somalia have Botched Kenya-Ethiopia Relations

ByByGP EditorOctober 8, 202123 min read

On October 27, 2020, the President of Puntland State in Somalia, Said Abdullahi Deni, visited Addis Ababa where his host, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister (PM), Abiy Ahmed Ali, impressed on him to support President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmaajo” in the 2021 Presidential elections in Somalia. This was part of efforts by Abiy Ahmed and his Eritrean counterpart, President Isayas Afewerki, to ensure that Farmaajo is re-elected (in 2021). However, the meeting did not yield the expected…

Candid Conversation about the Ethiopian Crisis and its Prognosis

Candid Conversation about the Ethiopian Crisis and its Prognosis

ByByGP EditorAugust 28, 202124 min read

Last week, the editor of this website had a candid, open, and unguarded conversation with a friend and professional acquaintance who has worked with American and British governments, and currently works in Kenya, but what he does will not be divulged. The editor asked for permission to publish some details of the conversation, subject to respecting dialogues that he (the acquaintance) does not want published. The editor got the permission but on the premise of…

Regional Isolation Increases the Probability of Violent Regime Change in the Isolated Nation

Regional Isolation Increases the Probability of Violent Regime Change in the Isolated Nation

ByByGP EditorAugust 28, 20219 min read

On August 13, France suspended its military cooperation with Ethiopia, and in the process withdrew a US$100 million loan facility that was to be extended to Ethiopia to build its naval capacity. This was due to pressure from USG and EU (of which France is a member nation). Eight days later on August 21, 2021, a collective of Eritreans, Somalis, and Ethiopians started a twitter campaign with the hashtag #AmisomOut. A few hours later (after…

Realism during Crisis – Geoeconomics, Indecisive America, and Foreign-backed Rebellions

Realism during Crisis – Geoeconomics, Indecisive America, and Foreign-backed Rebellions

ByByGP EditorAugust 25, 202114 min read

A commentary authored by Michael Rubin, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and published on July 23, 2021 by the 19FortyFive Group, hinted at the possibility that President Xi Jinping may send an expeditionary force to help Ethiopians defeat Tigrayan rebels. The Chinese have been quiet about this issue to date. But is this possible, and why would China want to intervene militarily in Africa? China rarely makes categorical statements about domestic issues…

From Great Lakes to Horn of Africa – Violent Regime Change for Authoritarian Minority Rule and Mass Atrocities

From Great Lakes to Horn of Africa – Violent Regime Change for Authoritarian Minority Rule and Mass Atrocities

ByByGP EditorAugust 20, 202118 min read

United States Government (USG) has always considered Africa as a continent where it can impose regime change with ease. Its adventures with regime change in Iraq and Afghanistan have been disastrous, with USG being defeated in both nations and the new regimes refusing to show deference (to USG). In Africa, interventionist policy makers can advocate for regime change because they can exploit political competition. In most African nations, political competition can become violent if it…

Putin’s Spokesman Debunked Alt-Media’s 5D Chess Theory About Russia & Kazakhstan

Putin’s Spokesman Debunked Alt-Media’s 5D Chess Theory About Russia & Kazakhstan

ByGP EditorJanuary 17, 20220 comments11 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. The Alt-Media Community’s (AMC) gatekeepers presiding over the Russian-friendly segment of this informational space generally adhere to the “5D chess” theory as their “politically correct” interpretation of anything that the Kremlin does. This paradigm posits that Russia supposedly always knows what’s happening in advance and therefore carries out super genius chess moves in order to always…

From Basma to Ethiopia – How C2FC is Using Lethal Journalism to Conduct Information Warfare and Lawfare against Ethiopia

From Basma to Ethiopia – How C2FC is Using Lethal Journalism to Conduct Information Warfare and Lawfare against Ethiopia

ByGP EditorJuly 27, 2021185 comments17 min read

On November 10, 2020, a 7-page report that discussed the potential unraveling of Ethiopia – due to the outbreak of war between the Federal Military and TPLF – was concluded and forwarded to a carefully selected team of EU officials, who would then present it to the EU council. The scenario considered in the report was a potential deluge of refugees into Europe from a disturbed region, the Horn of Africa (HoA). The report cautiously analyzed the then 7-day-long armed…

Realism during Crisis – Geoeconomics, Indecisive America, and Foreign-backed Rebellions

A commentary authored by Michael Rubin, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and published on July 23, 2021 by the 19FortyFive Group, hinted at the possibility that President…

GP EditorAugust 25, 202114 min read

From Great Lakes to Horn of Africa – Violent Regime Change for Authoritarian Minority Rule and Mass Atrocities

United States Government (USG) has always considered Africa as a continent where it can impose regime change with ease. Its adventures with regime change in Iraq and Afghanistan have been…

GP EditorAugust 20, 202118 min read

Realism during Crisis, State Contraction, and Regime Change Operations

This is part one of a two part series. Part two is posted here. On August 11, 2021, the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) announced that it has entered into a…

GP EditorAugust 11, 202113 min read

From Basma to Ethiopia – How C2FC is Using Lethal Journalism to Conduct Information Warfare and Lawfare against Ethiopia

On November 10, 2020, a 7-page report that discussed the potential unraveling of Ethiopia – due to the outbreak of war between the Federal Military and TPLF – was concluded…

GP EditorJuly 27, 202117 min read

“Armed Hezbollah” in America, Call for a Coup, and Augmented Political Warfare against Ethiopia

This is part two of the series Augmented Political Warfare. Follow this link to read Part One. In 2020 and 2021, two regional hegemons, and anchor nations of their respective…

GP EditorJuly 24, 20217 min read

People’s Dam Impounded, GERD-Locked Diplomacy, and Egypt’s Red Line for a Non-Deferent Ethiopia

“My mothers seek respite From years of abject poverty Their sons a bright future And the right to pursue prosperity”Ethiopia Speaks – A Poem by Billene Aster Seyoum On July…

GP EditorJuly 22, 202114 min read

Infernal Peace in Ethiopia: Scenario Generation, Muslim Brotherhood, and Electricity for Peace

In August 2020, the Trump administration froze US$130 million of foreign assistance to Ethiopia because the Ethiopian government repeatedly rejected Egyptian proposals about how the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)…

GP EditorJuly 18, 202118 min read

How Enhanced Political Warfare that Failed against Xi Jinping is being used to Weaken Ethiopia

In the Tigray crisis, the Biden Administration and its European allies – with generous support from Egyptian, Tigrayan, and Kenyan military and intelligence institutions – have managed to bleed Ethiopia…

GP EditorJuly 15, 202112 min read

Infernal Peace in Ethiopia – Forging National Survival in Pragmatism and Realism

In 1870s, Khedive Ismail Pasha of Egypt ordered his Chief of Staff, William Wing Loring, to invade Ethiopia and annex the Abbay river basin for the Khedivate crown. This followed…

GP EditorJuly 12, 20217 min read

From Nobel Prize to Cordon Sanitaire – How Somali Jihad and the Cushitic Alliance Led to Ethiopia’s Isolation

From Nobel Prize to Cordon Sanitaire – How Somali Jihad and the Cushitic Alliance Led to Ethiopia’s Isolation

GP EditorDecember 11, 202126 min read

A week after Abiy Ahmed threatened to unseat Abdullahi Deni of Puntland, war erupted in Tigray after armed forces allied to TPLF attacked the Northern Command of ENDF, and captured its entire arsenal of ballistic missiles. These missiles were later used against Gondar and Bahir Dar in Amhara…

Putin’s Spokesman Debunked Alt-Media’s 5D Chess Theory About Russia & Kazakhstan

Putin’s Spokesman Debunked Alt-Media’s 5D Chess Theory About Russia & Kazakhstan

ByByGP EditorJanuary 17, 2022011 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. The Alt-Media Community’s (AMC) gatekeepers presiding over the Russian-friendly segment of this informational space generally adhere to the “5D chess” theory as their “politically…

Kazakhstan’s January 5th was Way Worse than the US’ January 6th

Kazakhstan’s January 5th was Way Worse than the US’ January 6th

ByByGP EditorJanuary 9, 202207 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. The Hybrid War of Terror on Kazakhstan that was unleashed on January 5th, possibly by the US’ subversive anti-Russian “deep state” faction in a…

Did Russia’s “Security Equation” Save Europe?

Did Russia’s “Security Equation” Save Europe?

ByByGP EditorDecember 19, 202108 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. The undeclared US-provoked missile crisis in Europe appears to have noticeably de-escalated following last week’s second Putin-Biden Summit in just half a year’s time.…

From Nobel Prize to Cordon Sanitaire – How Somali Jihad and the Cushitic Alliance Led to Ethiopia’s Isolation

From Nobel Prize to Cordon Sanitaire – How Somali Jihad and the Cushitic Alliance Led to Ethiopia’s Isolation

ByByGP EditorDecember 11, 2021026 min read

A week after Abiy Ahmed threatened to unseat Abdullahi Deni of Puntland, war erupted in Tigray after armed forces allied to TPLF attacked the Northern Command of ENDF, and captured its entire arsenal of ballistic missiles. These missiles were later used against Gondar and Bahir Dar in Amhara…

The Putin-Modi Summit Was A Global Geostrategic Game-Changer

The Putin-Modi Summit Was A Global Geostrategic Game-Changer

ByByGP EditorDecember 9, 2021010 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. President Vladimir Putin (R) of Russia and Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) of India. PHOTO CREDIT: Wikimedia. The Globally Significant Summit Russian President…

What Explains Putin’s Embrace Of The Conventional COVID-19 Narrative?

What Explains Putin’s Embrace Of The Conventional COVID-19 Narrative?

ByByGP EditorDecember 5, 2021013 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. The purpose of this analysis is to explain why the Russian leader embraces the conventional COVID-19 narrative despite emerging evidence that casts doubt upon…

What’s Former Kremlin Grey Cardinal Surkov’s Prediction for the Future?

What’s Former Kremlin Grey Cardinal Surkov’s Prediction for the Future?

GP EditorDecember 2, 202119 min read

This is a republication of a post authored by Andrew Korybko, which was first published in OneWorld. It has been adapted with full permissions obtained from the author. Summarizing Surkov “Exporting chaos is nothing new. Divide and Conquer is an ancient recipe. Separation is synonymous with chaos. Unite…

How the Cushitic Alliance, Antagonistic Diplomacy, and Divergent Strategic Interests in Somalia have Botched Kenya-Ethiopia Relations

GP EditorOctober 8, 2021

On October 27, 2020, the President of Puntland State in Somalia, Said Abdullahi Deni, visited Addis Ababa where his host, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister (PM), Abiy Ahmed Ali, impressed on him to support President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmaajo” in the 2021 Presidential elections in Somalia. This was part of…

Candid Conversation about the Ethiopian Crisis and its Prognosis

GP EditorAugust 28, 2021

Last week, the editor of this website had a candid, open, and unguarded conversation with a friend and professional acquaintance who has worked with American and British governments, and currently works in Kenya, but what he does will not be divulged. The editor asked for permission to publish…

Regional Isolation Increases the Probability of Violent Regime Change in the Isolated Nation

GP EditorAugust 28, 2021

On August 13, France suspended its military cooperation with Ethiopia, and in the process withdrew a US$100 million loan facility that was to be extended to Ethiopia to build its naval capacity. This was due to pressure from USG and EU (of which France is a member nation).…

Realism during Crisis – Geoeconomics, Indecisive America, and Foreign-backed Rebellions

GP EditorAugust 25, 2021

A commentary authored by Michael Rubin, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and published on July 23, 2021 by the 19FortyFive Group, hinted at the possibility that President Xi Jinping may send an expeditionary force to help Ethiopians defeat Tigrayan rebels. The Chinese have been quiet…

From Great Lakes to Horn of Africa – Violent Regime Change for Authoritarian Minority Rule and Mass Atrocities

GP EditorAugust 20, 2021

United States Government (USG) has always considered Africa as a continent where it can impose regime change with ease. Its adventures with regime change in Iraq and Afghanistan have been disastrous, with USG being defeated in both nations and the new regimes refusing to show deference (to USG).…

Realism during Crisis, State Contraction, and Regime Change Operations

GP EditorAugust 11, 2021

This is part one of a two part series. Part two is posted here. On August 11, 2021, the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) announced that it has entered into a military alliance with the Tigray Defense Forces (TDF) with OLA’s leader, Kumsa Diriba, expressing their shared goal as…

From Basma to Ethiopia – How C2FC is Using Lethal Journalism to Conduct Information Warfare and Lawfare against Ethiopia

GP EditorJuly 27, 2021

On November 10, 2020, a 7-page report that discussed the potential unraveling of Ethiopia – due to the outbreak of war between the Federal Military and TPLF – was concluded and forwarded to a carefully selected team of EU officials, who would then present it to the EU…

“Armed Hezbollah” in America, Call for a Coup, and Augmented Political Warfare against Ethiopia

GP EditorJuly 24, 2021

This is part two of the series Augmented Political Warfare. Follow this link to read Part One. In 2020 and 2021, two regional hegemons, and anchor nations of their respective regions, found themselves at odds with successive administrations in the White House. These 2 nations pride themselves as…

People’s Dam Impounded, GERD-Locked Diplomacy, and Egypt’s Red Line for a Non-Deferent Ethiopia

GP EditorJuly 22, 2021

“My mothers seek respite From years of abject poverty Their sons a bright future And the right to pursue prosperity”Ethiopia Speaks – A Poem by Billene Aster Seyoum On July 19, 2021, the Ethiopian government announced the impounding and topping of GERD, in defiance of American and Egyptian…

Infernal Peace in Ethiopia: Scenario Generation, Muslim Brotherhood, and Electricity for Peace

GP EditorJuly 18, 2021

In August 2020, the Trump administration froze US$130 million of foreign assistance to Ethiopia because the Ethiopian government repeatedly rejected Egyptian proposals about how the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is to be filled, and what share of waters of the Blue Nile the Ethiopian people are entitled…

How Enhanced Political Warfare that Failed against Xi Jinping is being used to Weaken Ethiopia

GP EditorJuly 15, 2021

In the Tigray crisis, the Biden Administration and its European allies – with generous support from Egyptian, Tigrayan, and Kenyan military and intelligence institutions – have managed to bleed Ethiopia of financial and human resources; and then secure withdrawal of the Ethiopian military from large swathes of Tigray…

Infernal Peace in Ethiopia – Forging National Survival in Pragmatism and Realism

GP EditorJuly 12, 2021

In 1870s, Khedive Ismail Pasha of Egypt ordered his Chief of Staff, William Wing Loring, to invade Ethiopia and annex the Abbay river basin for the Khedivate crown. This followed the successful annexation of Sanjak of Habesh in 1866, which precipitated the dissolution of the Ottoman Habesh Eyalet…