Woldu Mikael

isThe Bush Administration’s declared position has been to designate the Eritrean government as a terrorist state unless there is ‘regime change’. The recent US decision to label Somalia’s Al Shabab militants as ‘terrorists’ sends a message to President Isaias Afewerki that his regime may be next. The Eritrean strongman is deeply involved in the Somali civil strife reportedly siding with the Al Shabab group which is fighting to oust the secular pro-Ethiopian Somali Government.  

Woldu Mikael

isThe Bush Administration’s declared position has been to designate the Eritrean government as a terrorist state unless there is ‘regime change’. The recent US decision to label Somalia’s Al Shabab militants as ‘terrorists’ sends a message to President Isaias Afewerki that his regime may be next. The Eritrean strongman is deeply involved in the Somali civil strife reportedly siding with the Al Shabab group which is fighting to oust the secular pro-Ethiopian Somali Government.