Wednesday, December 10, 2003

Zimbabwe: interview with Samantha Power

Samantha Power's Atlantic Monthly article on the situation in Zimbabwe isn't online yet. In the meantime, you can read this interview with Power about her trip there and what she saw. (link via Bookslut)

By most accounts, Mugabe had been doing a decent job of running the country until a few years ago. Power argues that the turning point was his participation in the war in the DRC. Read it for yourself ...

Power is the author of A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide ... an amazing (if depressing) read.