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Thomas E. Ricks' daily take on national security.

Peace may come to Zimbabwe

Stevie Wonder was at least 28 years premature, but it may yet happen. Apparently Robert Mugabe, who is third on my list for jerk of the year, after Rupert Murdoch and Bill O’Reilly, has bought an expensive house in Hong Kong. (Bodyguards there roughed up two British reporters nosing around the property.) Let’s hope he ...

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Stevie Wonder was at least 28 years premature, but it may yet happen.

Apparently Robert Mugabe, who is third on my list for jerk of the year, after Rupert Murdoch and Bill O'Reilly, has bought an expensive house in Hong Kong. (Bodyguards there roughed up two British reporters nosing around the property.) Let's hope he flees soon.

Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Stevie Wonder was at least 28 years premature, but it may yet happen.

Apparently Robert Mugabe, who is third on my list for jerk of the year, after Rupert Murdoch and Bill O’Reilly, has bought an expensive house in Hong Kong. (Bodyguards there roughed up two British reporters nosing around the property.) Let’s hope he flees soon.

Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1
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