Accession Number:

ADA089401

Title:

Soviet Policy in the Horn of Africa: The Decision to Intervene.

Descriptive Note:

Strategic issues research memo.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL STRATEGIC STUDIES INST CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-06-10

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

The main intent of this memorandum is to elucidate the factors that appear to have influenced Soviet decisions to support Ethiopia during three stages of escalating involvement prior to the Somali invasion in July 1977 in the aftermath of the invasion and following the Somali expulsion of the Soviets in November 1977. The author also analyzes the priorities and preferences that were reflected in the policy choices made in Moscow during these periods. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE