Guinea: Red & Dead

Ever since France cut Guinea off without a sou (when Guinea refused to join the French African Community), suave, handsome Premier Sekou Toure has been touring around looking for money. In the midst of a visit to the U.A.R. last week, he suddenly flew off to Jidda to get acquainted with Saudi Arabia's rich King Saud. Saud proffered no money, so Toure hustled back to Cairo to continue his talks with Nasser, found that the U.A.R. President already had another tourist: Indonesia's Sukarno.

For all his equable hospitality to neutralist leaders, Nasser does not feel neutral about them personally. He...

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