The world is changing fast and to keep up you need local knowledge with global context.
Zimbabwe still bears the scars of the leadership of Robert Mugabe. Repairing the damage is likely to be a long, slow process. Yet the man who will likely be Zimbabwe’s next president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, must move quickly to enlist the help of global organisations and deliver quick gains for his voters.
Once, the sun didn’t set on the British Empire, but the intervening centuries have meant a reduced role for the U.K. Now, as Britain prepares for Brexit, it has to face some tough realities: a shrunken military, a decimated diplomatic corps, and the possibility of a greatly reduced role on the world stage.