Let Us Forget Unpleasant Memories: The US State Department's Analysis of The Congo Crisis

@article{Gibbs1995LetUF,
  title={Let Us Forget Unpleasant Memories: The US State Department's Analysis of The Congo Crisis},
  author={David N. Gibbs},
  journal={The Journal of Modern African Studies},
  year={1995},
  volume={33},
  pages={175 - 180}
}
  • D. N. Gibbs
  • Published 1 March 1995
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Modern African Studies
The cold war was brought to the nations south of the Sahara during the Congo crisis, which marked one of the most disorderly and least successful cases of decolonisation, when the superpowers, especially the United States, began to play a major role in African affairs. Hence the importance of examining the recent collection of declassified documents, edited and published by the State Department, which contains reprinted materials from several government agencies pertaining to US-African… 
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