Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts was the Economist’s correspondent in South Africa from 2001 to 2005, and is now the magazine’s South Asia bureau chief, based in Delhi, India.

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Dec. 5 2013 4:49 PMFarewell, MadibaNelson Mandela’s human flaws, desires, and compromises—as much as his idealism and ability to forgive—helped to make him great.
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