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By Peter Woodward

The Horn of Africa – mostly Somalia, Sudan and Ethiopia – is the level on which Africa’s tragedy is being performed out in its such a lot stark and violent shape. during this entire historical past of the zone, Peter Woodward argues that whereas the primary conflicts have arisen from family problems with ethnicity, heritage and traditions, they've been magnified via overseas involvement during this flash-point which stands on the hinge of Africa and the center East.

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