Operation EASTERN EXIT, the January 1991 evacuation of the U.S. embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia, was an early and improvised, but highly successful, application of the expeditionary concepts devised to meet the emerging (dis)order of the post–Cold War world.
Ohls, Gary J.
"EASTERN EXIT—Rescue “. . . From the Sea”,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 61
, Article 11.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol61/iss4/11