Arms deal ruling opens door to accountability
With the findings of the Seriti commission having been set aside last week, questions about accountability related to SA’s infamous arms deal have resurfaced
Had it not been for the multibillion-rand arms deal in the late 1990s, democratic SA may have taken a very different trajectory.
This is according to former ANC MP Andrew Feinstein, who believes the arms deal constituted the first instance of state capture in post-apartheid SA, and that the subsequent commission of inquiry, whose findings were set aside last week, laid some of the groundwork for the looting of the state...
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