Rhodesia: An Inch or So of Pinch

Economic boycotts are by now a familiar, if not quite believable, story to Rhodesia's rebellious whites. The Brit ish declared one against them in 1965 without much noticeable effect, and the United Nations Security Council imposed another one against them four months ago, ditto. Last week, however, Prime Minister Ian Smith advised his countrymen that they could expect an inch or so of pinch. "It seems as though the whole business is going to be drawn out longer than we thought," said Smith. "I do not think it necessarily means austerity, but...

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