Complex Ties Lead Ally Not to Condemn Mugabe

The complex relationship between these men, stretching back almost 30 years, is crucial to fathoming why Mr. Mbeki, picked last year by regional leaders to officially mediate Zimbabwe's conflict, does not publicly criticize Mr. Mugabe, nor use South Africa's unique economic leverage as the dominant nation in the region to curb his ruthless methods despite years of rigged elections. Full Story »

Posted by Kaizar Campwala
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Topics: Africa, Zimbabwe
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Posted by: Posted by Kaizar Campwala - Jun 27, 2008 - 7:33 AM PDT
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