Zaire & the Regime of Mobutu Zaire has the potential to be a very ...
.... However, Western investors continue to support Mobutu
because the complete collapse of the Zairian economy would result in a complete loss of their investments ....
)Realpolitik Approach & Zaire
.... As noted, Western governments put up with the looting of Zaire for many years: "They preferred to support Mobutu
as a bulwark against what was seen as the ....
)Economic Underdevelopment & Famine
.... For years, western diplomats have been justifying their support
by claiming that it was "Mobutu
or chaos." Today, Zaire has both. ....
)Colonialism & Imperialism in the Congo
.... As such international support
grew to remove King Leopold from power over the Congo .... office days later in a military coup led by Joseph Mobutu
(History, 1993, 1 ....
)Benin Historical & Political Dynamics
.... compared with those of President Eyadema in neighboring Togo or Mobutu
in Zaire. .... were debated among leaders, with a pragmatic approach gaining support
into the ....
)INTRODUCTION Most of sub-Saharan Africa has lon
.... France long backed Zaire's Mobutu
Sese Seko, and his fall was a further humiliation. .... be cut and, says Ms. Short, aid should be used to support
economic reform ....
)INSTITUTIONS AND ECONOMICS
.... It would support
policies that create economic growth, so that there is more for the government to take. .... An example is President Mobutu
in Zaire. ....
)Water Problems in the Middle East
.... The United States seems to support
the latter view, but the question is not .... outside its borders, the main project proposals being in Lake Mobutu
(Uganda and ....