Pistorius And South Africa’s Culture Of Violence
The Olympian and his girlfriend seemed to have the perfect romance – until he killed her Four days before Oscar Pistorius shot her in the elbow, hip and head through the bathroom door at his home in Pretoria, Reeva Steenkamp tweeted a message about violence against women in South Africa. “I woke up in a […]
Saving Somalia: Can President Hassan Fix the World’s Most Failed State?
To meet the man with one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, I must pass 10 separate security checkpoints. Five groups of Somali soldiers, three of Ugandan soldiers, one of Somali presidential bodyguards and finally a Ugandan close-protection officer all ask for my pistol. (To general bewilderment, I don’t have one.) They then […]