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The body of Peter Fechter is carried away by East German guards, August 1962.

Berlin, 25 Years Later

As Germans celebrate reunification, they are reluctant to confront a Russia that is once again seeking to divide the continent

Nov 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11 • By JAMES KIRCHICK

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They Backed Boris

On the hustings with Boris Johnson, London's unlikely mayor.

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South Africa Plays Ball with Dictators

So don't play ball in South Africa.

May 12, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 33

How Tyranny Came to Zimbabwe

Jimmy Carter still has a lot to answer for.

Jun 18, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 38

Hail Mauritania!

An unheralded experiment in Arab democracy.

May 7, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 32

Africa's New Hegemon

From Cape to Cairo via Beijing.

Mar 5, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 24

One Good Turn Deserves Another

Let's help Ethiopia bring Mengistu to justice.

Jan 22, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 18

Meet Mugabe's Victims

Thousands have been killed or tortured by the Zimbabwean dictator. Here are the stories of three.

Dec 25, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 15

Tyrant v. Daily News

Robert Mugabe's war on the press heads to Zimbabwe's High Court.

12:00 AM, Oct 13, 2006

Urban Renewal, Mugabe Style

Bulldozing your political enemies.

Sep 11, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 48

Dr. Beetroot's Rot

Will South Africa start making sense on AIDS?

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