Potential Hot Spots: December 6, 2003


Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe now says he might just pull Zimbabwe out of the 54-nation Commonwealth. As it is, the Commonwealth suspended Zimbabwe after Mugabe rigged last years elections. The sentiment in the Commonwealth is to keep the pressure on Mugabe until he ends his policies of oppression. Mugabe is particularly sensitive to criticism from the Commonwealth of Nations since the Commonwealth did an excellent job of keeping political pressure on South Africa during its apartheid era. Now hes the target and the irony isnt lost on the people of Zimbabwe.


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