war on the rocks

Zimbabwe’s Peculiar Coup

November 20, 2017

Episode Notes:

Alice Hunt Friend, former principal director for African affairs in the Department of Defense and now a senior fellow in the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, talks about last week’s bloodless coup against long-time Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. She discusses what led to it, Mugabe’s refusal to resign, and what happens next if Mugabe is impeached.