Rhodesia: While Salisbury Bustles

To all outward appearances, Rhodesia has remained unperturbed by six months of United Nations economic sanctions. The bustling capital of Salisbury is alive with fashion-conscious white shoppers. As before, parking is a problem. Car owners have had ample supplies of fuel furnished by the kindred regime of South Africa. And new factories, created since the crisis to take up the slack in imports, are producing more of everything from ballpoint pens to refrigerators. Now, however, a government announcement indicates that Rhodesia has, in fact, some very real troubles.

Tobacco, the country's leading export, is not finding a market. Reason: Britain...

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