CONGO: Long Way to Go

Chaos is never absolute. It can always get more chaotic, and last week in the Congo it did.

For Congolese Premier Patrice Lumumba it was a week of humiliation. Lumumba's first setback came from the hands of the 13-nation African "summit" conference he had grandiosely convened in a nondescript Leopoldville auditorium. Lumumba had hoped his brother Africans would promise him military aid and moral support. Instead, delegates from Tunisia, Morocco and the Algerian rebel "government" had a message of their own for Lumumba to hear: they were alarmed by his irresponsible attacks...

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