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Ethiopia, Berbera Port and the Shifting Balance of Power in the Horn of Africa

@article{Cannon2017EthiopiaBP,
  title={Ethiopia, Berbera Port and the Shifting Balance of Power in the Horn of Africa},
  author={Brendon J. Cannon and Ash Rossiter},
  journal={ERN: Trade \& Foreign Exchange Policies in Developing Economies (Topic)},
  year={2017}
}
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