Address by Randall Robinson, Executive Director, TransAfrica

by Randall Robinson, American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
December 2, 1982
Publisher: American Committee on Africa
9 pages
Type: Conference Presentation
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Namibia, South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Cuba, United Nations
Language: English
Transcript of an address by Randall Robinson, Executive Director of TransAfrica, presented at the International Seminar on The Role of Transnational Corporations in Namibia. Robinson discusses Assistant Secretary of State for Africa Chester Crocker, the CIA, the Defense Intelligence Agency, and the National Security Agency. People mentioned in the address include Bik Botha, Foreign Minister of South Africa, and Herman Nickel, U.S. Ambassador to South Africa. The address discusses the Reagan Administration policy of constructive engagement and the issue of Cuban in Angola. He also discusses South Africa and the IMF and a decision to send 2,500 shock batons to South Africa. The address discusses SWAPO, Fidel Castro, Paulo Jorge and Kenneth Kaunda. Robinson reports that a number of U.S. groups are preparing a 50-page document analyzing the evolution of the crisis and U.S. contributions to it, which will be released in January with the endorsement of as many as twenty major national organizations.
This item was digitized for Aluka, which made it available to the African Activist Archive.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive