United States relations with Belgium and the Congo, 1940-1960 by Jonathan E. Helmreich

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Published by University of Delaware Press, Associated University Presses in Newark, London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States,
  • Belgium,
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)

Subjects:

  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Belgium.,
  • Belgium -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Congo (Democratic Republic),
  • Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Foreign relations -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-282) and index.

Book details

StatementJonathan E. Helmreich.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE183.8.B4 H45 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination289 p. ;
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL703313M
ISBN 100874136539
LC Control Number97052351

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Economically, the Congo provided much-needed raw materials such as copper and rubber to the United. The U.S. established diplomatic relations with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.R.C.) infollowing its independence from Belgium.

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Newark: University of Delaware Press. Associated University Presses. The Belgian Congo in the War by MAX HORN Counselor of the Belgian Congo Government. IThe Political Status of Belgium Overseas. It need hardly be recalled that in Belgium took over the sovereign rights, assets and commitments of the Congo Free State, at that time an independent country in personal union with the Kingdom of Belgium under the Belgian crown.

Belgium and the Congo, – - by Guy Vanthemsche April The United Nations has told Belgium to apologise for its colonial past and criticised its newly renovated Africa Museum for not doing enough to exorcise the demons of it exploitation of the Congo. Belgium–Congo relations refers to relations between the Kingdom of Belgium and the Democratic Republic of the relationship started with the exploration of the Congo river by Henry Morton Stanley.

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In the United States joined the Soviet Union in expediting the removal of the NATO partner, Belgium, from the Congo, helped to increase the power of the United Nations in the Congo at the expense of Belgian interests, and used its influence to destroy the Western-oriented regime of Moise Tshombe of secessionist Katanga.

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Later, the US was interested in the Congo because uranium from Congolese mines was used to. Since the first use of a nuclear weapon in Hiroshima 75 years ago today, on Aug.

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