Zimbabwe: Do You Know Me?

Do You Know Me?

Poor Neil Kinnock. Sinking ever lower in the polls, the leader of Britain's Labor Party embarked on an eleven-day goodwill tour of southern Africa designed to lift his ratings. En route from Mozambique to Zimbabwe last week, Kinnock and his entourage landed by mistake at a tiny military airstrip near the Mozambican border. Instead of a welcoming party, the plane was met by Zimbabwean soldiers, armed with Soviet-made AK-47 automatic rifles, who herded Kinnock's 15-member group into a whitewashed hut.

Furious at such treatment, Kinnock traded profanities with a rifle- brandishing lance corporal before joining the others inside. Leaning out of...

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