ANGOLA: Absolute Hell Over There'

ANGOLA 'Absolute Hell Over There'

A year after the big flap over the battle for Angola and whether or not the U.S. should intervene to limit Soviet influence, how is the country doing? Answer: poorly.

During the long struggle for Angolan independence, Agostinho Neto and his Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (M.P.L.A.) fought a classic campaign of guerrilla warfare against the territory's Portuguese rulers. Neto is now President of Angola, but guerrilla war still goes on—this time directed against his own Marxist government in Luanda. Angola has been admitted into the United Nations as its 146th member—an act of faith...

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