INTERAGENCY ASSESSMENT OF THE ETHIOPIAN-SOMALI SITUATION

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CIA-RDP79R00603A002900090003-2
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December 12, 2016
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August 9, 2001
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3
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August 10, 1977
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SUMMARY
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Approved For Release 2001/11/22ECAP79R00603ASD2900090003-2
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10 August 1977
INTERAGENCY ASSESSMENT OF THE ETHIOPIAN-SOMALI
SITUATION
I. CURRENT SITUATION ON THE GROUND
1. The Somalis have succeeded beyond our, and very
likely their own, expectations in forcing the Ethiopian
military forces and civil authorities to withdraw from
virtually all the military and administrative centers in
the lowland Ogaden area, except for Jijiga. The Somali
strategy has evolved in three phases: a major step-up