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Mugabe Goes At Last

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Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, has finally lost his grip on power, expected to be replaced after a military coup by the deputy he sacked, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mugabe’s 37-year reign will be remembered for severe political repression amid economic collapse, and for the support he received from neighboring countries.

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    The Terrorism Paradox

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    As the number of deaths from terrorism in Western Europe declines, public alarm about terrorist attacks grows. But citizens should stay calm and not give governments the tools they increasingly demand to win the “battle” against terrorism, crime, or any other technically avoidable misfortune that life throws up.