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Author suggests that Barre could betray his army in 1977 war.

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Author suggests that Barre could betray his army in 1977 war.

Postby luis1 » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:07 am

https://openaccess.leidenuniv.nl/bitstr ... sequence=1
It is plausible that the Ogaden War had been initiated as a
coup-proofing strategy by the Somali leader to weaken the Somali army at a moment of
increased domestic unrest. To decrease his coup risk and prevent future coup threat from the
military, Siad Barre likely used the Ogaden War as a coup-proofing strategy to fight for his
political survival
I suggest that a possible motive behind the
Ogaden War lay not in Somali irredentism but in coup-proofing, a strategy employed to
weaken the military and diminish the leader’s risk of military coup

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Re: Author suggests that Barre could betray his army in 1977 war.

Postby Xaldoon » Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:17 am

Cuba boy is back how have you been?


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