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Stanley Uys

Stanley Uys was political editor of the Johannesburg Sunday Times for most of the apartheid years.

Diary: Bush’s Bag

Stanley Uys, 7 August 2003

When rebel forces advanced on Monrovia in June, with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees recoiling from a ‘horrific’ situation, the Bush Administration was loath to send in a peacemaking force. Susan Rice, the former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs under Clinton, said she failed to ‘understand what they’re waiting for’. But it was plain enough...

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