Disarmament and International Security Committee
United States


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Country: The United States of America

Committee: Disarmament and International Security Committee

     Countries in the Horn of Africa have been vital for trade since the beginning of commerce itself. At first they have been an integral part of the Silk Road, however one event in history has rendered these countries paramount to international trade, it was the construction of the Suez Canal that facilitated a rapid increase in maritime traffic in this region. Furthermore the oil boom in the Arabian Peninsula meant that this region would be in the spotlight for years to come. Many argue that where there is trade there is prosperity, look no further than to the great cities of the Arab world to see trade done right can enrich communities and transform a previously bac...