Rhodesia for your information

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
July 1966
4 pages
The report discusses the crisis in Rhodesia caused by Ian Smith's unilaterally declared independence from Britain. Africans in Rhodesia are apprehensive about the private talks between the British and the Rhodesian white minority. The U.S. must not recognize a white minority government. Sanctions should be stepped up by providing greater aid to Zambia and ending oil shipments through Bechuanaland from South Africa to Rhodesia. • 1. Significance of the Rhodesian Crisis for the US • 2. Present US and UK Positions on Rhodesia • 3. Rhodesian Domestic Issues • 4. Sanctions and Their Impact
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive