It's now clear that the African Union (AU) has desperately failed the people of Zimbawe and as such Zimbabwean's are now on their own. No-one is going to come to the rescue! The international community can't intervene without consent from other African nations and the African nations have sent a clear message to the world that they don't really mind having the Desperate Despot in their 'exclusive' little club.
As ever it would appear that Thabo Mpathetic led the charge to keep the Desperate Despot in the club.
Read more on the BBC: AU treads softly on Zimbabwe