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Vol 42 No 20

Published 12th October 2001


Angola

Stuck again

The United States, calling for 'no talks with terrorists', still wants to prod President José Eduardo dos Santos towards talks with Jonas Savimbi's União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola rebels (AC Vol 42 No 17); UNITA's old friends in George W. Bush's government include Vice-President Dick Cheney. If Luanda baulks, it risks losing US backing, crucially at the International Monetary Fund.

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