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1. I think one of the reasons for this is that most of us don't want to face our own souls. We see ourselves as generally "good people"- which of course might be true - but we easily forget that a potential for “bad” also lurks in each of us (part of being human).
2. If people meditated more on what war truly is, they would never approve of it (I’d like to think at least most wouldn’t). But we don’t. we only focus on our need for “justice” (which we have let ourselves believe will be brought forth through war).
3. We never face the very harsh fact that when we approve of war, we are also, by definition, approving of the suffering & death of innocent men, women & children who have nothing to do with the politics of the elite, who, just like you and I,
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Ethiopia's Civil War: A Geo-Political War

1/5 For the U.S.:
"U.S. policy, under Trump, has been to give free rein to its key allies in the region—Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE"...including lifting sanctions against vicious Dictatorial regime in Eritrea.
2/5 For Egypt:
"Ethiopia in turmoil is something they desired. A strong Ethiopia challenges Egypt’s control over the Nile Waters and its agenda for influence in the region."
3/5 For the UAE:
"a weakened Ethiopia as a commercial-military dependent would fit in with its overall designs on the region."

#USDefundEthiopia #EUDefundEthiopia @antonioguterres @EUinEthiopia
@SenateGOP @StateDept
@JosepBorrellF @USEmbassyAddis
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