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WikiLeaks: Historian's Dream, Diplomat's Nightmare
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

This past Sunday and Monday the news media published their first summaries of the documents they received from WikiLeaks which contained more than 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables. ...

Let Us Pray for the World's Bad Actors
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Let us pray for Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe and for the Burmese generals. Let us send them our love. This is the counterintuitive radicality of the Christian witness. ...

What Change Can Tsvangirai Bring to Zimbabwe?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

Feb. 11, 1990, marked the wondrous day that Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was released from prison. Feb. 11, 1990, marked the wondrous day that Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was released ...

Back to Square One in Zimbabwe and the 'Obama Effect' in South Africa
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

Sunday, Nov. Sunday, Nov. 9, regional leaders (SADC) held an emergency meeting aimed at resolving the political crisis in Zimbabwe 'once and for all.' The meeting could ...

Mugabe's Unilateralism Obstructs Power-Sharing in Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

Last week, Robert Mugabe unilaterally appointed his own ministers to all key positions. Last week, Robert Mugabe unilaterally appointed his own ministers to all key positions. In ...

Zimbabwe's Leaders Sign Compromise Agreement
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

<blockquote style="margin-right: 0px" dir="ltr"><p align="left">The agreement we sign today is a product of painful compromise. The agr ...

Power-Sharing in Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

It is Tuesday, August 12, and the leaders of the political parties are still locked in talks of power sharing -- it was expected that a deal would be struck on Sunday, but to no avail, so the talks ...

Slicing the Cake of Power in Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

The latest development on talks between the opposition party -- the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) -- and ZANU-PF President Robert Mugabe is that they have produced a 50-page document as a wa ...

Prophetic Lament and Glimmers of Hope for Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

How long, O Lord, must I call for help?<br /> But you do not listen!<br /> "Violence is everywhere!" I cry,<br /> but you do not come to save.<br /> Must I forever see these e ...

Thabo Mbeki Must Intervene in Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

In the back and forth concerning the role South Africa must play in the crisis of human rights abuses under the reign of Robert Mugabe and his cronies, it is my belief that we must see some form of ...

Democracy Deferred in Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>The Zimbabwean tragedy continues. Presidential results were released after a record five-week delay! The Zimbabwean tragedy continues. Presidential results were relea ...

An Ominous Drama in Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>It is difficult to make sense of the current ominous political drama surrounding the result of the presidential elections in Zimbabwe. It is difficult to make sense o ...

Zimbabwe: A Nation Waits
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>The patience of the people of Zimbabwe is absolutely incredible. The patience of the people of Zimbabwe is absolutely incredible. They've been living a nightmare ...

A Dream for Zimbabwe
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joy Kauffman Resisting a state at war with its people. Some of the most courageous Christian nonviolent direc ...