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PostMore on Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) (Ronald Hilton, USA, 03/14/02 9:55 am)
Emery Gorondy says: "Although I know very little about the political situation in Africa, according to Stuart Rawlings: "America was pouring billions into Mobutu's coffers because he claimed to be anti-Communist, while he was brutalizing all who stood in his way." It looks as though Mobutu learned very well, from the Somozas, Trujillos, Batistas, etc., how to exploit the "communism psychosis" of US foreign policy during the Cold War. PerhapsTim Brown can shed some light on this issue".