Chalabi was blinded by his zealous ambition to be the president of Iraq and hatred to Saddam Hussein. Hence his wild ambition for power and extreme hatred did not allow him to see the consequences of his actions to the Iraqi people. He did not have time to analyze the potential scenarios that may emerge after the fall of Saddam Hussein.
As an Iraqi, he should have analyzed the fault lines in the Iraqi society and the ambition of its neighbors. For that matter any sane citizen would have understood the dangers of the grievances of the Shia over Sunnis, the grievance of Kurds over Sunnis, the political and territorial ambitions of neighboring Iran and the rivalry between Sunnis and Shiites in the wider region. However Ahmed Chalabi, blinded by personal ambition and extreme hatred, did not have the time to think about those important issues. Continue reading Can the Chalabis of Eritrea Learn from the Chalabi of Iraq?→
Press TV has conducted an interview with Tesfa-Michael Gerahtu, Eritrean Ambassador to the UK/Ireland, to further discuss the issue.
The following is a transcription of the interview.
Press TV:Eritrea has been in the news for a variety of reasons, certainly in the Western press because ‘you’re supporting terrorist movements, you’re supporting attacks on tourists’. Time, I guess, to give your version since we hardly hear about the Eritrean version of events in the mainstream media. Continue reading Sanctions on Eritrea Politically Motivated→