In This Review

Cuba in Africa
Cuba in Africa
Edited by Carmelo Mesa-Lago and June S. Belkin
Center for Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 1982, 230 pp

The political, economic and foreign policy aspects of Cuba's current activity in Africa are scrutinized in the six chapters of this volume. Mesa-Lago contributes a final and helpful chapter on the causes and effects of Cuban involvement, listing and comparing benefits and costs, and noting that as the degree of involvement expands, the cost-benefit ratio increases.