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Zim After Bob

Zim After Bob

As Robert Mugabe enters his thirty-eighth year as president, Zimbabwe approaches a critical phase in its politics. Mugabe is adamant that no one but God can remove him from power. At ninety-two years old and increasingly frail, many are predicting that God may choose his moment soon. Why now? Each year pundits predict that Zimbabwe...
Syria: The Crumbling Nation-State

Syria: The Crumbling Nation-State

The rulebook has been thrown out of the window in Syria. How should the West respond? It is October 2016 and the conflict in Syria has been waging for over five years. Aleppo has been reduced to piles of rubble by constant airstrikes. The United Nations (UN) has estimated that the death toll is over...