Burundi’s Forces for the Defense of Democracy: A Historical Anomaly or Cruel Joke?
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Burundi’s Forces for the Defense of Democracy: A Historical Anomaly or Cruel Joke?

“I was terrified, I understood that this time they would kill every last one of us.” A deep political conflict has been brewing in the tiny, ethnically divided African nation of Burundi which has reached such critical levels as to foster alarm within U.N. official circles, some of which harbour fears that it will turn … Continue reading

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Peaceably Black and White

I have always felt that India, notwithstanding its many defects, is an eccentric combination of a myriad of cultural entities that just somehow harmonise and coalesce into a single union. The distance between our northern and southern frontiers and the western and eastern borders is so vast, that I had half-expected this integration to undo … Continue reading