Nation Topics - Colonialism
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To believe that our nation has always been exceptional requires a suppression of ordinary skepticism and a belief that calls for extraordinary arrogance.
For Rian Malan, seeking atonement doesn’t necessarily mean one will attain it.
For nearly four decades, Sahrawis have struggled for independence from Morocco. There are growing fears of a return to arms.
Algerian Chronicles shows that Camus still has something to say to us—not about terrorism but economic justice.
The tension between the personal and the political permeates new books on Haiti by Amy Wilentz and Jonathan M. Katz.
How Argentine fiction about the Malvinas War conspires in a trick of perspective.
In Black Bazaar, characters vent and stumble over their shared obsession with the colonial past.
Secret wars, secret bases and the Pentagon’s “new spice route” in Africa.
The problem in Zimbabwe is not the president, it is the unequal distribution of land.
Recently-released WikiLeaks cables reveal that Haiti's self-appointed guardians—the US, EU and UN—supported an election in the country despite obvious evidence that it was severely flawed.
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