Nation: Mugabe Pleads for Aid

But the African leader takes home only good will

"I came, I saw, I was conquered," Robert Mugabe, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, declared expansively after a rousing welcome last week in the East Room of the White House. But in his six-day visit to the U.S., it was Mugabe who did the conquering. Only a year ago, he was a hunted rebel leader, directing his guerrillas against the white-backed government of Zimbabwe Rhodesia. But he swept through the United Nations, New York City and Washington, D.C., with the aplomb of an experienced diplomat who...

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