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Mbeki on SA’s foreign policy failures

The former president has laid out to a to-do list for the department of international relations

SA’s global relations stance directly affects its economy

Some of the policy proposals to be debated by the ANC at its leadership conference in Mangaung have been discussed publicly.

Editorial: Troops must stay clear of protests

For all its failings, the military remains effective in one regard: instilling fear. And striking workers at Marikana felt that fear this week.

South Africa’s infantile foreign policy

The "global war on terror" and its awful sequelae seem very far away to most South Africans.

Our silence on human rights in China undermines our own

The visit of deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe to China two weeks ago is recognition of China's growing footprint in Africa.

SA’s foreign policy lacks confidence

The Dalai Lama debacle is simply just another symptom of a country losing its independence.

ANCYL says US has ‘no respect for humanity’

The ANC Youth League says the US's incarceration of the "Cuban Five" proves that it has no respect for humanity and justice.

SA defends ‘ambivalent’ stance on Syria

President Zuma's special adviser on foreign relations has defended South Africa's decision to abstain on a UN resolution on sanctions against Syria.

China’s big economic stick: No Dalai Lama allowed

The Chinese government is increasingly using economic pressure to bully foreign governments into not meeting the Dalai Lama.

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