DIPLOMACY: Toward a Third World Bank

It was the very model of a modern diplomatic safari to black Africa. There was a forceful policy speech reading the riot act to southern Africa's white minority regimes, friendly talks with black moderates and a long tēte-å-tēte with Senegal's Poet-President Leopold Sen-ghor—not to mention the prescribed attack of gastroenteritis, glimpses of giant cape buffalo bellowing in the moonlight and a cargo hold full of souvenirs in the big U.S. Air Force 707. Then Henry Kissinger, increasingly caught in the political crossfiring back home, climaxed his two-week African tour with a...

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