USSR-AFRICA: Disinformation Activities.
ATigabeTasaDproved plans to release on Ihe eve of the Nonaligned summit next month In Harare "proof"S-South African plot to assassinate him. Zimbabwe's security service recently received an apparent Soviet forgery alleging US-South African complicityumber of issues. Meanwhile, an Indian newspaper often used by Moscow for disinformation has reported thattheUS^cting through Pretoria, may try to sabotage the summit. J
Comment: There Is no direct evidence the Soviets are behind the assassination plot story, but they have long tried lo encourage Mugabe's suspicions of US intentions in southern Africa. They haveOriginal document.