Tag Archive | Herman Cohen

No War, No Peace, No Matter

By The Strathink Editorial Team Ethiopia-Eritrea relations today are no better than they were seventeen years ago with the signing of the Algiers Peace Agreement. It is a relationship defined by no war, no peace. Periodically fighting erupts along areas on the border—not enough to declare escalation but enough to remind everyone that all is […]

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Bringing the Eritrean People in from the Cold

            Strathink Editorial Team The Commission has concluded that Eritrean officials have committed crimes against humanity. Crimes of enslavement, imprisonment, enforced disappearances, torture, persecution, rape, murder and other inhumane acts – have been committed as part of a widespread and systematic campaign since 1991 aimed at maintaining control over the […]

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Ambassador Cohen, Please Stop

By the Strathink.net Editorial Team The strathink.net editorial team is puzzled by the recent interview given by Ambassador Herman Cohen to Ethiopian Satellite Television (ESAT). In an article posted today by tesfanews.net, “Minority Regime Could Never Achieve Economic Development,” Ambassador Cohen makes a number of statements that seriously call into question his credibility as a […]

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Herman Cohen’s Long History of Promoting the Interests of Dictators

Strathink is still stunned by the recent revelation about Herman Cohen’s work for the Government of Eritrea. We did some digging and discovered that the former Under Secretary of State for African Affairs has a rather long and disreputable history of selling his good name to dictators. Check out this story from the American Prospect written […]

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Former Secretary of State for Africa Herman Cohen Paid to Lobby on Behalf of Eritrean President Isayas Afewerki

Former US Secretary of State for Africa Herman Cohen is using the good offices of the US Department of State to lobby on behalf of Eritrean President Isayas Afewerki. Our readers will recall that there is a move by the International Criminal Court to bring President Isayas before the court for “crimes against humanity” following […]

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