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Why did the US support the tyrannical reign of Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaire?

For the same reason that the US often supported brutal dictators  during the 1970's-1980's: because he opposed Communism and the  Soviet Union.    Once the Soviet Uni (MORE)
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How tall is Mobutu Sese Seko?

Mobutu sholud have been between 1.87m and 1.90m because he was a little bite shorter than charles de gaulle whom was 1.92m

Why did foreign companies help Joseph Mobutu take power of Congo in 1965?

"The US played a major role in converting the newly independent Congo into a Cold War battleground. The US administration in the 1960s authorised the murder of Prime Minister (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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Why did the US support Mobutu against Lumumba?

Not only did the US support Mobutu against Patrice Lumumba, the CIA actively tried to kill Lumumba by poisoning with in all probability president Eisenhower's full knowledge a (MORE)