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Condoleezza Rice

  • December 12, 2006
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Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

The end hoves into sight for Equatorial Guinea’s blood-soaked dictator Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo – despite having an uncle who is a god.

  • November 13, 2006
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Nicolas Sarkozy

He enraged rioting immigrant youths by calling them ‘rabble’. But it would be a mistake to underestimate France’s combative Interior Minister, Nicolas Sarkozy.

Filed in: France and Politics

  • November 13, 2006
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Selvi J Jayalalithaa

Indian film star turned demagogue: Selvi J Jayalalithaa

Filed in: India

  • November 5, 2006
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Robert Friedland

  • October 11, 2006
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Koizumi Junichiro

He released an album of Elvis songs. He wears Hawaiian-style shirts. He’s a rebel. But don’t be fooled – Japanese leader Koizumi Junichiro is playing the nationalist, neoliberal game as well as anyone at the moment.

  • September 28, 2006
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Bob Geldof

Does Africa any longer need Bob Geldof as its champion? After Live 8 many people are saying no.

  • September 19, 2006
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Pope Benedict XVI

The NI predicted his ascent in this section back in September 2000 and now ‘God’s Rottweiler’ has become Pope Benedict XVI.

Filed in: Catholicism and Christianity

  • September 17, 2006
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Samuel P Huntington

A Pontius Pilate for our age: Samuel P Huntington.

Filed in: United States

  • August 25, 2006
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Hernando de Soto

His idea is simple, but it is wowing governments, bankers and aid agencies the world over: legalize the shadow economy and you’ll save the poor. But the free market rarely pulls off this magic trick, whatever Hernando de Soto may claim.

  • August 23, 2006
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Abdul Rashid Dostum

Tactically brutal, pragmatically treacherous: Afghan warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum.

  • August 23, 2006
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