Inside Mugabe's Zimbabwe by Robin Hammond (0 images)
The West is accustomed to tales of barbarism committed in third world countries by military regimes led by ill-educated thugs in uniform - Bokassa, Amin, Pol Pot. But it has been flummoxed by Mugabe. He is a highly educated, suave and eloquent man who wears Savile Row suits. He speaks beautiful English. He fooled us all. As a rookie reporter in 1975 I was the first journalist to write his biography. His articulate charm and sophisticated persona, coupled with his glorious vision for a...