Cracks in the Third World: Arabs vs. Africans

Viorst, Milton
May 1975
New Republic;5/24/75, Vol. 172 Issue 21, p9
Presents information on political developments involving the Arabs and the Africans. Note on the treatment dished out to black Africa by its Arab neighbors; View that the Organization for African Unity has been reduced to an instrument serving Arab political ends; Comments on the issue of Arab support to the Eritrean rebel forces; Criticism of the flow of Arab money and arms to the Eritrean rebels; Impact of the increase in oil prices on black African countries; Description of the diplomatic relation between black Africa and Israel; Information on the fact that hundreds of black Africans were brought to Israel to be trained in technology and management; Impact of the oil embargo on the relation between Israel and the black African countries.


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