Angola: New Citizens

The Portuguese army had boasted that it would smash the six-month-old rebel lion in Angola before the rainy season began. Last week, as the rains approached, the army was in control of all

Angola's airfields and had daylight command of the roads. But the barefoot guerrillas possessed a 100-mile stretch of the border with the Congo, and are still making hit-and-run attacks on Portuguese convoys.

Since guns have clearly failed to quell the rebellion, the Portuguese government last week tried words: it announced the repeal of the native statute which divided the population of the colonies in Africa into "civilized" (i.e.,...

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