CONGRESS SCORES FIRST VICTORY ON ANGOLA; OTHER BATTLES LIE AHEAD

AFRICA ACTION
by Washington Office on Africa
Washington, DC, United States
February 1976
8 pages
Type: Mailing
Coverage in Africa: Angola
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
The mailing reports Congress has given an overwhelming message to the President Ford on Angola: no more covert U.S. intervention. On January 27, the House voted by the huge margin of 323-99 against covert aid to the Angolan factions included in the Department of Defense Appropriations bill. CIA money is still being spent on extensive recruitment of mercenaries. • Continued Covert Aid • The Legislative Situation • House Vote on Tunney Amendment • Action Suggestions • Angola: The Vietnam Analogy • Who Tried to Oust Whom, Secretary Kissinger? • Chronology
Used by permission of the Washington Office on Africa.
Collection: Alan Zaslavsky Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections