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Angola: Concern in US and Europe with Lourenço's anti-democratic drift

The criticisms of the political situation in Angola in a recent report by the African Center for Strategic Studies (CAEE), reflect points of view and concerns of decision-making centers monitoring the Angolan reality, on the part of the USA, which only by criteria of opportunity and others do not express them directly.

CAEE has discreet ties to the Department of Defense (Pentagon), for which it has the role of a think-tank. The Pentagon is, in turn, the US government department that most closely follows the situation in Angola. The Defense Intelligence Agency´s (DIA) assessments have a special influence on the definition of policy for Angola. READ MORE