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Published on: June 26, 2017
Operation Moses
An Unsung Foreign Service Hero

Some 10,000 Ethiopian Jews owe their lives to Jerry Weaver, an FSO with swash and buckle to spare.

Robert D. Kaplan is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He is the author of The Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite (1993) and Surrender or Starve: Travels in Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia, and Eritrea (1988).
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