Conflict in the Horn of Africa
Publication Date: July 1977
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Samuel T. Francis
Keywords: Middle East
The recent history of the political conflicts in the Horn of Africa shows a strong trend toward alignment with the Soviet Union and the Communist bloc. The strategic importance of the area makes it valuable (in some ways, indispensable) to Western interests and to the Soviets.