Why Rhodesia?

Burnham, James
August 1977
National Review;8/19/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 32, p935
The article presents information on the performance of the Rhodesian government under President Ian Smith. When Zimbabwe and Zambia gained independence in 1965, its diplomatic relations became strained with all nations, foreign payments were stopped, passports rejected, foreign trade and commerce officially banned and foreign sources of arms officially closed. Since 1970, Smith's party, the Rhodesian Front, has held all fifty of the white seats in parliament. The Zimbabwe and Zambia government under the leadership of Smith is considered non-democratic, despotic and racist.


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