Namibia: Hopeful Hints

A message from Angola

The Reagan Administration in the past year has quietly pursued negotiations for the independence of Namibia (South West Africa) along two tracks. The first has involved ironing out the fine points of establishing a constitution and scheduling free elections. That requires maintaining the confidence of both the South African government, which still administers Namibia in defiance of United Nations resolutions, and of Sam Nujoma, leader of the Marxist-oriented South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), which has U.N. support. The second track has been to persuade Angola to rid...

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