Building a New Nation: Collected Articles on the Eritrean Revolution (1983-2002), Vol. 2
Volume 2 of this collection picks up the story in 1983 with the onset of famine, the politics of hunger and a conflicted international response, the final Eritrean victory in 1991, the effort to reconstruct and develop the war ravaged new state, the renewal of fighting with Ethiopia in 1998-2000, and the economic and political setbacks that followed, along with my ouster in 2002 for criticizing the movement’s turn toward despotism. The decision to confront this head-on is explained in a 2003 paper published under the title, “Enough! A Critique of Eritrea’s Postliberation Politics,” which serves as an Author’s Statement that introduces both volumes.