Cold War In A Hot Continent

For much of the second half of the 20th Century, the Cold War superpowers fought a hot war in Africa, vying over newly independent states as they emerged from colonialism.

Jane Standley asks why the Soviets and Americans got involved and reveals the often catastrophic consequences for countries such as Angola and Mozambique.

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For much of the second half of the 20th Century, the Cold War superpowers fought a hot war in Africa, vying over newly independent states as they emerged from colonialism.

Jane Standley asks why the Soviets and Americans got involved and reveals the often catastrophic consequences for countries such as Angola and Mozambique.