G-8 Calls for Zimbabwe Sanctions

Feasting on 19 course dinners while discussing the world wide food crisis might seem a little hypocritical to some. But what else are these useless shindigs like the G-8 Summit for except to party down and get funky? If you can't let your hair down a bit with other world leaders then the whole exercise is a bigger waste of time than it would be normally.Today, the leaders of the world's richest countries proposed a set of completely ineffectual sanctions against Robert Mugabe's dictatorship in Zimbabwe while the dictator's neighbors and friends in Africa pleaded with the summit goers to leave well enough alone in Zimbabwe or there would be a "civil war:"The strongly worded communiqué states that the G8 does not accept the legitimacy of any Zimbabwean government that does not reflect the will of the people. It says that the G8 leaders are deeply concerned at the humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe, and urges Mr Mugabe's government to work with the opposition to...(Read Full Post)

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