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Operation Eastern Exit

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Operation Eastern Exit During 1980s the authoritarian regime of President Mahammad Siad Barre abandoned the previous government’s policy of scientific socialism on Marxist-Leninist lines and implemented market-oriented structural reforms of economy, while consolidating personal political authority. Broad-based national opposition met escalating government repression and provoked armed revolt in 1988. The resulting civil war caused the […]