Nuclear threat or propaganda war?

President Obama has frequently threatened Iran with "consequences" for its alleged nuclear ambitions. In his first ever State of the Union address, Obama said, "As Iran's leaders continue to ignor...

Politics and violence

In a December 13, 2006 feature article on Politics and Violence, Elizabeth Frazer of Oxford University and Kimberly Hutchings of the London School of Economics compared and contrasted the political t...

Violence: You can’t talk it away

The peroration by the leadership of Zimbabwe's three main political parties over the issue of political violence in general, in particular the insanity that rocked Chitungwiza during the first wee...

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Arab Spring: Stolen revolution

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After Israel and its Western backers defeated Arab nationalism in 1967, a solicitous Nizar Qabbani emotionally called for the rekindling of the Arab fightin...

Civilisation only skin deep

We saw insolent celebrations by many young American liberals who saw it as absolutely normal to hysterically yell injudiciously in praise of the assassination of Osama bin Laden on May 2, 2011. Th...

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Violence: You cannot talk it away

The peroration by the leadership of Zimbabwe's three main political parties over the issue of political violence in general, in  particular the insanity that rocked Chitungwiza during the first we...

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Indigenisation: The united front

We most certainly cannot afford the current blandishment in the lexicography adopted by others in the debate of how and  why the indigenisation of Zimbabwe's economy through the empowerment of loc...