Without Prejudice - Volume 9, Issue 1, 2009
Volume 9, Issue 1, 2009
Author Carmel RickardSource: Without Prejudice 9, pp 38 –39 (2009)More Less
Author Yiannis GerakarisSource: Without Prejudice 9, pp 40 –41 (2009)More Less
Corruption involves improper behaviour with the intention of personal enrichment through the abuse of power and trust. It impacts society politically, socially, economically and environmentally. It undermines the core values of modern day society and is often most rampant in the developing world, in particular Africa.
Source: Without Prejudice 9, pp 50 –51 (2009)More Less
This is, by any standards, a work of considerable political significance. Written with authority and effortless prose, Leon transmogrifies his substantial skills as an orator of the first rank into the talents of an author who follows closely the Churchillian tradition of an exquisite use of language (the occasional split infinitive excepted) with an unerring eye both for detail and conciseness.
Source: Without Prejudice 9, pp 52 –53 (2009)More Less
This is a hagiography endorsed in their forewords by Nelson Mandela and Margaret Thatcher. The fact that these two august politician-statesmen, each icons in their own way, lent their names to such a frankly fawning account lends weight to the view that Bandar was an unusually remarkable and gifted diplomat, and the role he played in the formation of Western foreign policy over two decades was frequently critical.