Regions / Zimbabwe
For years now, evangelical activists from the United States have been speaking out against homosexuality and cheering on antigay legislation all over Africa.
The migration of highly skilled workers can pay dividends for immigrants and their employers, but it produces losers as well.
For $700 million, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is making China to be the exception to his new edict.
Bush's ambassador to Zimbabwe believed freedom would ring there.
While the debate about sanctions in the case of Zimbabwe is heated, it often misses the point. Both supporters and opponents of sanctions exaggerate their importance and underestimate other policy tools. The reality is that sanctions are neither comprehensive nor targeted.
The world's attention has been riveted in 2008 by election crises in Kenya and now Zimbabwe. What's next the the battle of the ballot vs. the bullet?
Washington has rightly condemned human rights abuses in Zimbabwe. So why not Equatorial Guinea?
The United States needs to practice at home what it preaches abroad.
Until a strategy is grounded not in the elites but in the ordinary citizens and is based on basic human needs, then any project for renewal is subject to a wide variety of destabilizing forces, not least when elites seek to duck out from the commitments t
At this crucial juncture, leadership appears to be lacking.