TITLE

The Devil Himself

AUTHOR(S)
Legum, Colin
PUB. DATE
December 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;12/17/77, Vol. 177 Issue 25, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the regime of Ian Smith in the Rhodesian military government. Reference to the events of November 27, 1977, involving the massacre of Rhodesians; Discussion on his military power to delay independence; Decision of Smith to strike his murderous blow on the very eve of his negotiations to achieve an internal settlement of the Rhodesian crisis; Power struggle in Rhodesia; Opinion of black leaders who have agreed to negotiate with Smith that the only way of averting a civil war is to create conditions for free elections based on one-man, one-vote; Mistrust of the Zimbabwe Patriotic Front, which controls most of the guerrillas on the Smith Regime; Insistence of the Front that no free elections are possible so long as the Smith regime retains any resemblance of power.
ACCESSION #
9594282

 

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