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Angola
"Oh they had themselves a field day of collateral damage... Angola is a state of mind"... and a B-movie starring Jonas Savimbi and Ronald Reagan.
Angola  Africa  Marburg  Ebola  Congo  Savimbi  Reagan  politics  war  history  rogues  neocons  waste  loss  Mobutu  USA  JamesEllroy  literature  perception  image  hardboiled  paranoia  documentary  storytelling  Abramoff  b-movie  HeartOfDarkness  ThingsFallApart  toli  writing  GreatGame  observation  America  RonaldReagan  JonasSavimbi  noir 
april 2006 by amaah
King Leopold Haunts Congo Again
Pity the poor Congolese, first King Leopold's ghost returns to haunt them; his statue is re-erected after 40 years
Africa  Congo  irony  murder  colonialism  history  memory  toli  Leopold  Mobutu  rogues 
february 2005 by amaah

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