U.S. Policy Shift Needed in the Horn of Africa – Council on Foreign Relations

FULLNAMEOFINTERVIEWEEU.S. strategic interests in the Horn of Africa center on preventing Somalia from becoming a safe haven for al-Qaeda or other transnational jihadist groups. In pursuing its counterterror strategy, the United States has found common cause with Ethiopia. The Ethiopian government has long feared the renewal of Somali irredentist claims on its eastern border, or that a powerful Islamist movement may stoke unrest among its own large Muslim population, and feels beset both by a powerful indigenous separatist movement in its Ogaden region and an unresolved

U.S. Policy Shift Needed in the Horn of Africa – Council on Foreign Relations

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