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Meles Zenawi - Quotes

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It does surprise me that intelligent people in the 21st century could claim that if you respond to the terrorists with force, you spawn terrorism, but if you appease them, you somehow tame them. This argument, as I said, is very interesting, and very surprising. ---->>>

As a person, I have never been discourteous or nasty to anybody. I may have stood my ground a bit too directly, a bit too firmly, and I believe I have, over a number of years, learned to be a little less direct. ---->>>

I know more now than I did in the past about the process of democratization. I know more about the pitfalls. ---->>>

The most stupid mistake a counter-insurgency operation can make is alienating the population. If you alienate the population, you're finished. ---->>>

Of course everybody's thinking evolves over time. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Ethiopian
Born: 05-08, 1955
Birthplace:
Die: 08-20, 2012
Occupation: Statesman
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Meles Zenawi Asres (Ge'ez: መለስ ዜናዊ አስረስ mäläs zenawi asräs listen ; 9 May 1955 – 20 August 2012, born Legesse Zenawi Asres) was the Prime Minister of Ethiopia from 1995 to 2012. From 1989, he was the chairman of the Tigrayan Peoples' Liberation Front (TPLF), and the head of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) since its formation in 1991 (wikipedia)