Zimbabwe From a Global (dis)agreement to Free and Fair Elections? Considering Scenarios for Zimbabwe’s Future

"With the second anniversary of Zimbabwe’s Interim Government (IG)fast approaching, the protagonists in and observers of what has ironically become Zimbabwe’s global and persistent political disagreement are now beginning to focus their attention on the likelihood of elections taking place in 2011. This policy brief highlights the current challenges faced internally, maps out likely scenarios for the country in the coming year, and considers the options for South Africa,as the SADC-­appointed mediator, to continue facilitating and supporting the transitional process."