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1. US Security from Michael_Novakhov (88 sites): War on the Rocks: Buried in the Sands of the Ogaden: Lessons from an Obscure Cold War Flashpoint in Africa


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Figure 1: Former Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selaisse Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security advisor to President Jimmy Carter, once quipped that “SALT [Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty] lies buried in the sands of the Ogaden.” The Ogaden War (1977–1978) between Somalia and Ethiopia upended the Cold War geostrategic balance in the Horn of Africa, and bore tragic […]

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1. US Security from Michael_Novakhov (88 sites)