The Minister for Security and Secretary General of the ruling National Resistance Movement issued a statement saying there would be some kind of engagement with the opposition leadership under the IPOD forum. But the contrast between Amama Mbabazi’s conciliatory statement and the bloody arrest of Dr. Kizza Besigye was very telling.
And we ask: Who is in charge? Is it the ‘men of metal’ or the politicians? Yet we have seen this play out before. First the men of metal rationalise their