You don’t have to watch the annual interviews of President Isaias Afwerki to understand his viewpoint. Just apply the Isaias Afwerki Constant (iak) and you are there:
A sector by sector analysis of everything in Eritrea shows that everything is bad. Agricultural sector: bad. Transportation: worse. Social services: substandard. Energy: deficient. Tourism: non-existent. Fisheries: Unacceptable. Housing: less than zero.
Ethiopia: government is in its last legs. Somalia: So sad. Djibouti: manipulated. Middle East: abused.
The uni-polar world that was envisioned by the United States was and is extremely dangerous, but it is being challenged by everyone.
We have entered a new stage. We have shifted to a new gear. We have foiled our enemies. A bright future awaits. Details will follow.
Parting Words, Message To The People:
Work as hard as I do. And, in 25 years, you will be as big a failure as I am. But you can always blame your failure on somebody else and congratulate yourself for foiling your enemies.