Mugabe can be halted: Precision assault would work
Barry Artiste, Now Public Contributor
If it is true Non African countries are afraid of interferring in eradicating Mugabe for fear of being called Racist, is a new one on me? I never knew Non African Countries calling for the end of a dictators reign in order to prevent a dictator from killing his own countrymen could be construed as Racist, just Humans wanting Humans to stop Killing other Humans.
So one can assume if Mugabe was Lily White, that we would see apache attack helicopter gunships, thousands of troops from foreign lands invading to stop this madman?
Now, correct me if I am wrong, but recent and past events such as Bosnia with ethnic killings of lily whites was rampant for a decade, didn't seem to quicken the world to act to stop this from happening?
Maybe, just maybe, there is racism after all in a world where some western countries have given up trying to fight another non white countries battles and save the innocents, especially if those people happen to be of Colour. Naw, that can't be, that would be Genocide, not Racism. Wow, don't you feel better now?
What is to be done about Robert Mugabe? Precision assault would work
Wed, June 25, 2008
Mugabe can be halted Precision assault would work By PETER WORTHINGTON
Probably nothing, the way Africa has always deferred to him, and the way non-African countries have backed off decisive action for fear of being called racist.
Although he lost the March 29 general election (48% to 43%, according to his own people, and by over 50% according to the opposition), Mugabe defiantly says he'll never let his rival Morgan Tsvangirai gain power through the ballot box.
In the words of The New York Times, for Mugabe "the bullet is mightier than the ballpoint pen."
In the face of growing violence by Mugabe's thugs, Tsvangirai has declared he'll not participate in Friday's runoff vote, for fear it'll lead to more reprisals, attacks, deaths -- including his own. Already, those who show support for Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), risk getting beaten or killed, or simply disappearing