U.S. should reject Ethiopia’s 2010 election outcome

“… history offers a clear verdict: Governments that respect the will of their own people, that govern by consent and not coercion, are more prosperous, they are more stable, and more successful than governments that do not. … In the 21st century, capable, reliable, and transparent institutions are the key to success — strong parliaments; honest police forces; independent judges; an independent press; a vibrant private sector; a civil society. Those are the things that give life to democracy, because that is what matters in people’s everyday lives,” Barack Obama’s Speech in Ghana, July 11, 2009.

U.S. should reject Ethiopia’s 2010 election outcome

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