Beggar Your Neighbours: Apartheid Power in Southern Africa by Joseph Hanlon

By Joseph Hanlon

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But this was a vain hope, and neither meeting succeeded. But the May meeting was good for South Africa's image, coming just before the European tour. W. Botha recognised, the 16 March Nkomati non-aggression pact was the crucial event. Under it, Mozambique agreed co stop supporting the ANC and expel all but official refugees and a ten-strong diplomatic mission. All but the ANC mission left soon after.

In Geldenhuys' own words, ISSUP is 'a policy-oriented academic research institution, leaning heavily towards the Defence Force'. 5 ISSUP was one of the recipients of secret government money exposed in the 'Muldergate' information scandal. As Geldenhuys commented in the article, 'the fact that a study of this nature is commissioned ... is in itself significant'. In his study, Geldenhuys proposed thirteen ways in which South Africa could regulate and manipulate the flow of goods and people between6 the black states and South Africa.

Zimbabwe) * 'Regulating the export of goods to black states,' especially 'food and oil, but machinery, spares, and various other goods could also be added ... ' (Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, and Malawi) • 'Curtailing or terminating the provision of technical expertise', particularly with respect to harbours and railways, but also possibly medical and veterinary services. ' Either curtailing investment as a 'disincentive lever' or DESTABILISA TION: 1981-83 31 channelling it through the Development Bank of Southern African as 'an incentive lever'.

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