RHODESIA: Make Peace or Face War

The war drums and possibly the death rattle may be sounding for Prime Minister Ian Smith's white racist regime in Rhodesia. From London, Washington, Pretoria and several capitals of black Africa, the message to Salisbury last week was the same: make a peaceful settlement now for early black majority rule or face a bitter "war of liberation" by blacks that could engulf all of southern Africa.

London dispatched a special emissary to Salisbury—Lord Greenhill, 62, former Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs. Presidents Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia, Julius Nyerere of Tanzania, Seretse Khama of...

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