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  • Posted on October 30, 2013 by Charlotte Florance Still No African Leader Worthy of the Ibrahim Award

    For the fourth time in five years the Mo Ibrahim Foundation has failed to find a suitable candidate for the world’s...…

  • Posted on August 7, 2013 by Charlotte Florance The West Condemns Flawed Elections in Zimbabwe

    Sadly, history has a tendency of repeating itself in Zimbabwe. Once again, while Robert Mugabe’s regional friends have...…

  • Posted on August 2, 2013 by Charlotte Florance Zimbabwe Holds Unfree and Unfair Elections

    Preliminary reports in Zimbabwe point to “seriously compromised” presidential and parliamentary elections. Some...…

  • Issue Brief posted July 25, 2013 by Brett D. Schaefer, Charlotte Florance Zimbabwe: U.S. Should Expand Sanctions If Elections Are Flawed

    Zimbabweans will head to the polls on July 31 for national elections pitting long-time President Robert Mugabe against Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. Past elections have been marred by serious irregularities and violence orchestrated by Mugabe and his Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) supporters. The lead-up to this election has also been…

  • Posted on June 5, 2013 by Charlotte Florance U.S. Ambassador’s Shocking Praise of Mugabe

    The Zimbabwean state-owned newspaper The Herald recently reported that the U.S. ambassador to Zimbabwe, Bruce Wharton,...…

  • Posted on March 27, 2013 by Theodore Bromund The Arms Trade Treaty, Week Two: The Ways It Might Fail

    In New York, the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) conference is entering its final phase, and the ways in which the...…

  • Posted on January 10, 2013 by Morgan Lorraine Roach Africa: Little Change in Economic Freedom

    Africa’s progress in Heritage’s 2013 Index of Economic Freedom remains stagnant. Though making progress last year, with...…

  • Issue Brief posted July 24, 2012 by Morgan Lorraine Roach Zimbabwe: Sanctions Should Stand

    On Monday, the European Union announced that it is resuming direct aid to Zimbabwe’s government and that sanctions on some targeted individuals and entities (excluding President Robert Mugabe) will be suspended following the country’s constitutional referendum that could come as early as October. This decision is flawed, and it is unlikely to contribute to meaningful…

  • Posted on June 1, 2012 by Brett Schaefer “Ambassador” or Not, the UNWTO Has Honored Mugabe

    Last week, the Zimbabwean newspaper The Herald published a story that was posted on AllAfrica.com reporting that, in...…

  • Posted on January 15, 2012 by Robert Bluey Chart of the Week: How Countries Compare on Economic Freedom

    Heritage and the Wall Street Journal released the 2012 Index of Economic Freedom on Thursday, ranking 179 countries on...…

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  • WebMemo posted June 26, 2008 by Thomas M. Woods, Brett D. Schaefer Africa Must Confront the Growing Crisis in Zimbabwe

    The news emanating this past weekend from Zimbabwe--that opposition candidate and first round presidential election winner Morgan Tsvangirai of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party was forced to pull out of the June 27 presidential run-off--is distressing.[1] Tsvangirai's decision to withdraw from the election is the direct result of a three-month campaign…

  • Issue Brief posted July 25, 2013 by Brett D. Schaefer, Charlotte Florance Zimbabwe: U.S. Should Expand Sanctions If Elections Are Flawed

    Zimbabweans will head to the polls on July 31 for national elections pitting long-time President Robert Mugabe against Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. Past elections have been marred by serious irregularities and violence orchestrated by Mugabe and his Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) supporters. The lead-up to this election has also been…

  • Issue Brief posted July 24, 2012 by Morgan Lorraine Roach Zimbabwe: Sanctions Should Stand

    On Monday, the European Union announced that it is resuming direct aid to Zimbabwe’s government and that sanctions on some targeted individuals and entities (excluding President Robert Mugabe) will be suspended following the country’s constitutional referendum that could come as early as October. This decision is flawed, and it is unlikely to contribute to meaningful…

  • WebMemo posted March 8, 2007 by John J. Tkacik, Jr. A Chinese Military Superpower?

    Members of Congress are considering several bills designed to combat climate change. Chief among them is Senate bill 2191--America's Cli­mate Security Act of 2007--spearheaded by Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) and John Warner (R-VA). This bill would set a limit on the emissions of green­house gases, mainly carbon dioxide from the com­bustion of coal, oil, and natural…

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  • Issue Brief posted July 25, 2013 by Brett D. Schaefer, Charlotte Florance Zimbabwe: U.S. Should Expand Sanctions If Elections Are Flawed

    Zimbabweans will head to the polls on July 31 for national elections pitting long-time President Robert Mugabe against Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. Past elections have been marred by serious irregularities and violence orchestrated by Mugabe and his Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) supporters. The lead-up to this election has also been…

  • Issue Brief posted July 24, 2012 by Morgan Lorraine Roach Zimbabwe: Sanctions Should Stand

    On Monday, the European Union announced that it is resuming direct aid to Zimbabwe’s government and that sanctions on some targeted individuals and entities (excluding President Robert Mugabe) will be suspended following the country’s constitutional referendum that could come as early as October. This decision is flawed, and it is unlikely to contribute to meaningful…

  • WebMemo posted June 26, 2008 by Thomas M. Woods, Brett D. Schaefer Africa Must Confront the Growing Crisis in Zimbabwe

    The news emanating this past weekend from Zimbabwe--that opposition candidate and first round presidential election winner Morgan Tsvangirai of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party was forced to pull out of the June 27 presidential run-off--is distressing.[1] Tsvangirai's decision to withdraw from the election is the direct result of a three-month campaign…

  • WebMemo posted March 8, 2007 by John J. Tkacik, Jr. A Chinese Military Superpower?

    Members of Congress are considering several bills designed to combat climate change. Chief among them is Senate bill 2191--America's Cli­mate Security Act of 2007--spearheaded by Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) and John Warner (R-VA). This bill would set a limit on the emissions of green­house gases, mainly carbon dioxide from the com­bustion of coal, oil, and natural…

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