Contents: CIA'S SECRET WAR IN ANGOLA • THE ANGOLAN INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENTS • ANGOLA: BACKGROUND NOTES • U.S. AID TO ZAIRE FY75-76 • THE ZAIRE / ANGOLA CONNECTION • PROHIBITION ON TRANSFER OF FUNDS • THE IMPLICATIONS OF COVERT ACTION • WHO DECIDED TO INTERVENE IN ANGOLA? • WHY ARE WE IN ANGOLA? • CONGRESSIONAL UP-DATE • Bibliography • Organizations to Contact • ORDER FORM • The newsletter discusses President Ford, the Ford Administration, the MPLA (Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola), Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger, Congress, CIA funds, FNLA (National Liberation Front of Angola), Holden Roberto, President Mobutu of Zaire, U .S. Air Force C-141 transport jets, Leslie Gelb, the New York Times, Walter Pincus, the Washington Post, CIA Director William Colby, Under Secretary of State Joseph Sisco, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the Nixon administration, the white regimes in southern Africa (Portugal's colonies, Rhodesia, and South Africa), UNITA (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola), Jonas Savimbi, Britain, Zambia, Senator Frank Church, the National Security Council, NSSM 39, the USSR (Soviet Union), the Clark Amendment, Senator Dick Clark, the Security Supporting Assistance Act of 1975, Senator John Tunney, Alan Cranston, Edward Kennedy, an amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill, covert money, Thomas Eagleton, the War Powers Act of 1973, Don Booker, Michael Harrington, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the Project on Southern Africa, Cortland Cox, the Washington Office on Africa (WOA), the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Southern Africa magazine, the Southern Africa Committee (SAC), the Fund for Peace, the decision to intervene, Belgium, West Germany, France, South African intervention, United States-South Africa collaboration, secret commitments, Congressional oversight, the State Department, General George Brown, William Clements, Cuban advisors, and “overt covert action.”
Used by permission of former members of the Center for National Security Studies.
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections