South Africa: Marching to Pretoria's Beat

As the South Africans leave Angola, the U.S. takes heat

"The West's whole Africa policy is on the verge of collapse because of Washington's attitude," said a senior West German official. "South Africa is conducting an invasion, an act of aggression, and we feel the U.S. should have the courage to condemn it," said a French diplomat. The trigger for the complaints: the U.S.'s lone vote in the U.N. Security Council last week against condemning South Africa's massive search-and-destroy mission in Angola. The assault was aimed at guerrillas of the South West...

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