AFRICA: Angola's Three Troubled Neighbors

The bloody Angolan civil war ground grimly and indecisively on last week. Meanwhile, from Dar es Salaam and Kinshasa to Moscow and London there was a flurry of diplomatic maneuverings that raised hopes a negotiated settlement might still be possible. One push came from a group of Black African leaders, including Tanzania's Julius Nyerere, who have already recognized the Soviet-backed Luanda government of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (M.P.L.A.). The group was reportedly urging M.P.L.A. President Agostinho Neto to enter into negotiations with the National Union for the...

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