COLONIALISM AND THE U.S. The conflict of Ideal v. Reality

FROM the sandy wastes of North Africa to the lush rain forests of Southeast Asia, the winds of anti-colonialism blow with gale force, and wherever they blow, there is resentment and suspicion of the U.S. "The U.S.," says an Indonesian, "sides with the Western colonial powers and has not done enough in liberating Afro-Asian countries." Among Tunisians a once unalloyed admiration for the U.S. is giving way to the impatience voiced by President Habib Bourguiba: "Without U.S. financial aid, France could not continue her war of repression in Algeria. In our eyes this...

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