Tag: backfire

Africa: Eritrea in the Tigray War – What We Know and Why It Might Backfire

January 9, 2021
The war against the TPLF will not be quick or easy, and it already looks to be going badly for Eritrea’s president. There is little doubt now that Eritrean forces are participating in the war in Tigray. Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has <a target=”_blank” href=”https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-55295650″>denied</a> it and Eritrea’s foreign minister has <a target=”_blank” href=”https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/africa/2020-11-10-eritrea-denies-troop-incursion-into-ethiopias-tigray/”>insisted</a>