Somalia: How Colonial Powers drove a Country into Chaos http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php? ... context=va
Murax wrote: new-york24 wrote:
Horta is there a picture of him and mingiste,or would that be a conflict of intrest
Not sure. Either way in hindsight, the war in Galbeed was unnecessary in My eyes Wallahi and was a huge mistake by MSB. The Gov really collapsed then. I support neighborly relations with Ethiopia, they stay in their border we stay in ours. They do not interfere with us, neither us with them. We are in the 21st Century
How did two socialist states, each supported by the Soviet Union, enter conflict?
"After the Ethiopian revolution, a delegation including Soviet Union, Cuba and South Yemen organized a round table with Ethiopia and Somalia in order to resolve their contradiction. Castro went to Addis Abeba and Mogadishu. To him, Somali claims were justified. Finally, the Ethiopian delegation agreed to seriously seriously its Somali neighbor’s demands.
The two countries made an agreement stipulating that no provocation should happen as long as no decision has been taken. Things seemed to start well but Somalia did not honor the agreement…
Two days after the Ethiopian delegation returned to its country, Henry Kissinger, a former Nixon Secretary of State, turned up to Mogadishu. Kissinger was representing an unofficial organization: the Safari Club that was among others including Shah’s Iran, Mobutu’s Congo, Saudi Arabia, Morocco and French and Pakistani intelligence services. The objective of that organization was to fight against the Soviet infiltration in the Gulf and in Africa. Under the Safari Club pressures and help promises, Siad Barre committed a disastrous strategic mistake of attacking Ethiopia."