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Responding To Crisis: A Comparative Look At South Africa’S And The U.S. Government’S Policies Towards Zimbabwe, Andrew Eldredge Jul 2012

Responding To Crisis: A Comparative Look At South Africa’S And The U.S. Government’S Policies Towards Zimbabwe, Andrew Eldredge

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Why have South Africa and the U.S. adopted and maintained different foreign policy stances towards the crisis in Zimbabwe? This question is of particular importance due to the political, economic, and humanitarian implications of the Zimbabwean situation since 2000, the regional impact of the crisis, and the recent potential for positive developments under the newly established Zimbabwean unity government. Previous studies predominately concentrate on analyzing either the western or the regional approach towards Zimbabwe to the detriment of gaining a complete understanding of why these approaches have differed. This study builds upon the existing literature by employing a comparative ...


Thatcher And The British Election Of 1979: Taxes, Nationalization, And Unions Run Amok, Matthew Greeson Jul 2012

Thatcher And The British Election Of 1979: Taxes, Nationalization, And Unions Run Amok, Matthew Greeson

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The arguments presented in this paper, and the 1979 parliamentary elections in general, are more relevant than ever for Americans in the wake of the 2008 election. With dismal economic news mounting and a massive shift in the electoral map, Margaret Thatcher’s electoral strategy and the keys to her successes provide important lessons for both parties. In particular, the Republican Party is in need of a coherent message and fresh electoral successes. Some have argued that a return to truly conservative ideals is what that party needs, while others say the party must move to the center and seek ...