Peter Mellgard
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South Africa's Elections
Will Mandela’s Party Keep His Nation’s Heart?

In the wake of allegations of corruption under Jacob Zuma, the ANC is no longer able to count on Nelson Mandela’s powerful legacy to maintain a lock on politics in South Africa. But will anyone succeed in capitalizing on ANC’s disarray?

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The worst could be yet to come
Thailand’s Looming Crisis

Thailand’s struggles touch on issues that Thais for various reasons don’t like to speak openly and frankly about: the role of the monarchy, the health of the king and ethnic and regional divisions inside the country. But these issues are of the utmost importance.

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The Square and Egypt’s Never-ending Revolution

A new Netflix documentary about the Arab Spring is tailor-made for a Western audience. It all-too-easily glides over some of the thornier realities of today’s Egypt.

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