What the US Fears Most in the Horn of Africa: A New Era of Peace
On November 2, 2022, after two years of horrific war, the US-backed Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) was forced to agree to a “cessation of hostilities” with the Ethiopian government. Since the peace agreement was made, the US continues to try to sow division within the African Horn.
Elias Amare, Contributing editor and host of Horn of Africa TV, explains the aftermath of the war and why peace in the region represents a threat to the unipolar hegemony of the US.
Rania Khalek is a Middle East-based journalist for Breakthrough News. . Her journalism has appeared at The Grayzone, Jacobin, The Nation, The Intercept, FAIR, Vice, The Electronic Intifada, Al Jazeera and more. .