• July 2007
  • How Tyranny Came to Zimbabwe

    18th Jul 2007

    Jimmy Carter still has a lot to answer for. In April 1979, 64 percent of the black citizens of Rhodesia…

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  • June 2007
  • Hunting in Zimbabwe for Identity and Family

    26th Jun 2007

    When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa By Peter Godwin; Little, Brown and Company; 352 pages; $24.99. Last…

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  • The Idea War Against African AIDS

    6th Jun 2007

    The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West and the Fight Against AIDS by Helen Epstein; 352 pages; Farrar, Straus and Giroux Last year, while…

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  • May 2007
  • In the Heart of the Country

    23rd May 2007

    Shades of Difference: Mac Maharaj and the Struggle for South Africa by Padraig O’Malley; Viking; 648 pages; $32.95.  To the victors, it seems,…

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  • The Enterprising American

    21st May 2007

    A Bush policy guru’s dicey past March 9, 2006, was a bad day for the White House. Weeks before, Claude Allen,…

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  • Give Up on McGreevey

    18th May 2007

    The disgraced former governor of New Jersey, in case anyone needs a reminder, was forced to announce his resignation in…

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  • April 2007
  • Mbeki's Rhodesia Problem

    16th Apr 2007

    Throughout the 1960s and 70s, five successive British prime ministers had to contend with the “Rhodesia problem.” The former colony…

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  • Friends and Neighbors

    9th Apr 2007

    Would South Africa send troops to help Mugabe? On a flight last summer from Johannesburg to Harare, I sat across…

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  • March 2007
  • CoulterKampf

    28th Mar 2007

    I learned long ago not to take Ann Coulter seriously. This understanding allows me to view her ritually screeching pronouncements…

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  • Killing Them Softly

    5th Mar 2007

    The other African genocide Less than ten miles from Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s mansion in Harare–the largest private residence on the African…

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About James

James Kirchick is a journalist and foreign correspondent currently based in Washington. He has reported from Southern and North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, across the European continent, and the Caucasus. He is a fellow with the Foreign Policy Initiative in Washington, D.C., a correspondent for The Daily Beast and is a columnist for Tablet. His first book, The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age is forthcoming from Yale University Press.

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