CONGO: The Heavy Burden

The most frustrated man in Manhattan last week was the U.N.'s Dag Hammarskjold. His Congo command, having backed all the main antagonists into corners, now seemed to be in full charge in Leopoldville, yet was powerless to create the solution it wanted. To bring back Parliament would probably be tantamount to re-electing the erratically irresponsible Patrice Lumumba; it might also send Colonel Joseph Mobutu's ragtag army up in flames. Besides, President Joseph Kassvubu was dead against it. To prop up Mobutu would incur the wrath of many of the U.N.'s African...

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