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#Rhodesia was never a typical colony and was never a burden on the British tax payer (that occurred after it became Zimbabwe).
Even President Julius Nyerere of Tanzania, who had hardly shone in leading his own country told Mugabe in 1980:
โ€œYou have inherited the jewel of Africa.โ€ Image
Where others saw only stone-age war, plunder and slavery; these men saw an opportunity for themselves and for a new nation in the true Spirit of the Magna Carta and Westminster system. What they achieved within the lifetime of one ethnic-European man is incredible! Image
They entered a land fraught with danger& imminent death. Wild animals, debilitating disease, slavers, tribal war lords, without basic infrastructure.
There were no roads, no reliable agriculture, nothing but their wits, skill &determination to create a nation that was self-funded Image
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Some exs of Rag Tag Militants that created #Anarchist Wars miserably & failed to live up to the expectations of their followers->
1. Congo after removal of Mobutu
2. Iran after removal of Shah Reza
3. MENA Countries that embraced Arab Spring
4. Lebanon Civil War
5. Afghanistan
it's very easy to give a call to arms and declare war against the status quo.
We have seen many famous leaders who turned from being promising #revolutionaries into lunatic #populists, and later mutated further into #Anarchists.
Iconoclastic fervour always fails!
Where Iran stood before the ouster of Shah Reza and where it stands today is to be seen by all.
The Iranians were promised a complete social and economic revolution package based on a religious interpretation of problems and methodology by the Clergymen.
Iran turned into a Pariah
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1. Israel's regime is the biggest threat to peace in the world ๐Ÿคจ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ
2. Israel's regime is the biggest threat to peace in the world๐Ÿคจ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿผ
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