Talking Blues: Mr President, spare us from scandalous diplomats

By Mapwiya Muulupale “A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron” – Joseph Stalin. Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) was the dictator of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1929 to 1953. He transformed the Soviet Union from a peasant society like ours into an industrial and military superpower. However, his reign of terror killed millions of Russians. That said, I am not here to wax lyrical about Stalin. Just that his background provides some insights into his perception of diplomats, as quoted above. As far as he was…

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