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The War for Africa: Twelve Months that Transformed a Continent.
The War for Africa: Twelve Months that Transformed a Continent. The Angolan Civil War lasted over a quarter of a century, from 1975 to 2002. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.
The final twelve months of the Cuban–South African conflict has been christened here ‘the War for Africa’ .
The final twelve months of the Cuban–South African conflict has been christened here ‘the War for Africa’ because its consequences reverberated far beyond Angola’s frontiers. The war was one of the most important turning points in the history and development of the continent. 1 Fred Bridgland, ‘Angola’s Secret Bloodbath: Jonas Savimbi and His Hidden War Against UNITA’s leaders’, The Washington Post (29 March 1992); Fred Bridgland, ‘The Dragon of Death who had to be slain’, Sunday Telegraph, London (24 February 2002); Fred Bridgland, ‘The Ghost of Savimbi still hovers over Angola’, The Scotsman, Edinburgh (22 February 2003); Craig.
Fred Bridgland, a graduate of St Andrew’s University, is a British veteran foreign correspondent and author. He has reported on wars in India, Pakistan, the Middle East and Africa. In 1975 his discovery of South Africa’s secret US-engineered invasion of Angola uncovered the CIA’s involvement in one of Africa’s longest wars, and was a world scoop. He has written a number of books, including Jonas Savimbi: A Key to Africa, and is currently writing a biography of Winnie Mandela. Библиографические данные. The War for Africa: Twelve Months that Transformed a Continent.
The War For Africa book. Returning to the title and its claim of continental transformation it is important to remember that the events in this book occurred near the end of the Col War. That they are part of the largely ignored and little understood ideological struggle that was The Cold War. Africa was a central area of big power contention in the Cold Wa. roxy wars and remnants of de-colonization mingled into a potent and explosive mix.
The ISBN of the book is 978-0-12-382229-1.
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This book examines the height of the Cuban-South African fighting in Angola in 1987–88, when 3,000 South African .
Department of Political Studies and Governance, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa. E-mail: [email protected] Registered: Abstract. Mahlakeng Khosi Mahlakeng, 2018.
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