Letters, Jun. 26, 1978

Africa: The Crisis in Zaïre

To the Editors:

Nothing has turned my stomach more than your article concerning the Katangese rebels' recent "invasion" of Shaba province in southern Zaïre [June 5]. It would seem that the rebels were more concerned with pillaging, murdering and raping the innocent citizens than with gaining political recognition. I feel that President Carter should take a firmer stand in Africa, regardless of the SALT talks with the Soviets.

Bob Kerr Jr.

Irvine, Calif.

Your cover illustration "political jungle" depicts the "beasts" roaming the African jungles, but fails to portray the...

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