You have outlined what can be construed as nepotism, and possibly corruption depending on Zimbabwe's laws, and as I previously said, Blacks in Zimbabwe could have reasons to be against Mugabe.
I do not know any country that is free from government abuses, although that is no reason to tolerate it in any part of the world.
You stated: "Yes, my compatriots are largely aware of the international forces at play- the ones that look aside when Hutu and Tutsi hacked each other to death in Rwanda yet insist we must all howl and weep over Sept 11, the ones that support despots like the King of Saudi Arabia and pull down Saddam Hussein, the ones that brand Osama a terrorist and do business with his company. Yes we all know abou this."
I do not believe that "we all" (a majority of people) know how international pressures influences their local politics, and even the few cases that you pointed out are not widely understood. If by "we all" you meant posters on this board, then I also do not believe that most of the posters really understand these things.
However, can your "superior first hand knowledge" tell us if any of the information in the article that I linked is incorrect?
I am linking it here again.
Mugabe is Right and these are the Facts
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