AMERICAN NOTES: Get-Well Card

AMERICAN NOTES

During his 2½-year tenure, Ugandan Strongman Idi Amin Dada has had a few prankish and many sinister moments, as when he expressed his approval of Hitler and when he expelled 26,000 Asian residents from his country. Thus his personal Fourth-of-July message to President Nixon was, by Amin's standards, a mild enough antic. He started by congratulating the U.S. on Independence Day and commending the nation for its help "to those countries that were struggling against European colonialism." That said, he chided the U.S. for a...

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