The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy: How Significant Are They Really?

Israel has historically received unequivocal support from the U.S. in forms of aid, UN vetoes and public backing. Thus, to isolate the influence of the Israeli lobby, it is critical to analyze if U.S. support aligns with American foreign policy…

Persisting Issue of Land Reform in Zimbabwe

Over 40 years after gaining independence, Zimbabwe is still struggling to resolve the longstanding issue of land ownership. Land seizures in the early 2000s intended to rectify the overwhelming white ownership of commercial agricultural land were at times violent and played a factor in the resulting economic instability of the country.