26. July 2005 · Comments Off on The Widening Gap Between Success And Failure · Categories: World

Foreign Policy’s Failed State Index is a must read.

Foreign Policy Failed State Index map

Failed State Index map

It is alarming, particularly in light of the success of some nations in the post-colonial world, that so many nations are either “failed” or “at risk”. These failures are, virtually without exception, due to failure to institute proven political and economic reforms. And, as James Bovard of CATO writes, increased, or even continued foreign aid is not the answer.

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