CONGO: The Edge of Anarchy

With a rare angry glint in his pale blue eyes, the U.N.'s Dag Hammarskjold last week went on the offensive against Congolese Premier Patrice Lumumba. And well he might. The Congo's army was acting on its irresponsible own, the Congo's economy was stagnating, and its capital city chaotic and littered with trash. In such an hour, when he needed all the help he could get and his country needed all the stability it could muster, Lumumba jumped up and down in an insensate feud with the U.N. Compared with Lumumba, Hammarskjold confided...

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