November 22, 2021
In an interview with Addis Media Network, on November 18, 2021, I discuss how we must fight against efforts for regime change in Ethiopia, and instead promote a policy for economic development. I identify that the so called mainstream media are not objective truth seekers, but part of the propaganda arm of the political-economic elite–an oligarchy. The West refuses to respect the sovereignty of Ethiopia and the elected government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. President Joe Biden is pursuing a dangerous policy of economic and political warfare against Ethiopia and its people. The enemies of Ethiopia will use humanitarian concerns as an excuse to potentially deploy military forces under the pretext of protection the Ethiopian people from their own government. This doctrine, known as R2P-the responsibility to protect- was created by George Soros and Tony Blair. Samantha Power and others in the Obama administration used R2P to justify the overthrow of President Kaddafi and the destruction of Libya.
Ethiopia must be allowed to pursue its commitment to development and the elimination of poverty. We need a united Ethiopia, with a single conception of Ethiopian citizenry, not one based on ethnicity. Unfortunately, U.S. President, Joe Biden, does not understand the true interests of the continent, and is allowing his administration to be used against the people of Africa and Ethiopia. Ethiopian diaspora should be united in defeating regime and allowing Ethiopia to once again lead Africa along the path of economic growth.
Lawrence Freeman is a Political-Economic Analyst for Africa, who has been involved in economic development policies for Africa for over 30 years. He is the creator of the blog: lawrencefreemanafricaandtheworld.com. Mr. Freeman’s stated personal mission is; to eliminate poverty and hunger in Africa by applying the scientific economic principles of Alexander Hamilton.
2 thoughts on “Biden Government Must Replace Regime Change for Ethiopia With Policy for Economic Development”
I wish the Biden administration has few people like you who values the relationship between the 2 great nations. Thank you for being the voice of reason.
Thank you Lawrence for exposing the misguided policy of the Biden Administration on Ethiopia. The White House has veered off its basic principle: respecting an elected government. While becoming bed fellows with unelected TPLF-led government for nearly three decades, it is puzzling to see, today, the White House not recognizing a democratically elected government. The White House and allied Western media have revealed their true characters; being hypocrites of the highest order. The USA could have gained more by supporting Ethiopians, who aspire for basic rights, rather than the TPLF, which is hellbent on destroying the country.