The United States and the Horn of Africa: An Analytical Study of Pattern and Process

Synopsis

In this insightful new book, Okbazghi Yohannes examines the role of U.S. foreign policy in the Horn of Africa during & after the Cold War era, offering a comprehensive description of the fundamental policy choices of the United States & the means chosen to achieve American objectives in the region. The book examines the extent to which the American role in the African Horn aided or impeded the emergence of political democracy & the promotion of economic development within the region. Challenging conventional approaches, The United States & the Horn of Africa presents dispassionate analyses & reinterpretations of American regional interests, priorities, options, & consequences from a structuralist perspective.