People celebrate in the streets of Harare, after the resignation of Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe on November 21, 2017. AFP / ZINYANGE AUNTONY
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Inside State House in Harare, Robert Mugabe was in the tightest spot of his 37-year rule.Mugabe retorted that the army was the problem, according to the sources present.The meeting marked the start of an extraordinary five-day standoff between Mugabe and Zimbabwe's supreme law on one side, and the military, his party and Zimbabwe's people on the other.The generals wanted Mugabe to go, but they also wanted a peaceful "coup," one that would not irreparably tarnish the administration aiming to take over, according to multiple military and political sources.For the generals, Mugabe had gone too far.Mugabe's response was lukewarm, the government source said.
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