Tag: might

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>

Trump might sink vulnerable Senate Republicans even in states he manages to win

October 19, 2020
What this suggests is that Trump’s wild support among MAGA enthusiasts isn’t making the 1-to-1 transfer to his Senate colleagues—meaning their blind loyalty to Trump hasn’t paid the dividends they anticipated. At the same time, Senate Republicans’ studied obsequiousness to Trump has hobbled their chances of winning enough moderate and independent voters to be assured they

Trump Runs the Kind of Campaign He Likes, but Not the One He Might Need

October 18, 2020
“A lot of Republican consultants are frustrated because we want the president’s campaign to be laser-focused on the economy,” said David Kochel, a Republican strategist in Iowa. “Their best message is: Trump built a great economy” and Covid-19 damaged it, and Mr. Trump is a better option than Mr. Biden to restore it, he said.

Voting starts earlier than you might realize. It has Trump battling the clock in some battleground states

August 22, 2020
WASHINGTON — Mail-voting for the presidential election is just weeks away in several key states, elevating the importance of next week’s Republican National Convention for President Donald Trump to change the race’s trajectory before the first votes are cast.As polls continue to show Trump trailing Democratic nominee Joe Biden, the incumbent president is battling the clock in battleground states