ANGOLA: Now for Some Diplomacy

With the civil war virtually stalemated because of the rainy season, the action in Angola last week shifted to the diplomatic front. Both sides sought to line up support before the Organization of African Unity's emergency summit meeting on Angola this weekend in Addis Ababa.

The strategy of the American-backed coalition of the National Front for the Liberation of Angola (F.N.L.A.) and National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), which is in danger of losing a long war on the ground, called for an immediate ceasefire and formation of a...

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