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Do so-called “failed states” pose a threat to other countries? And if the answer is yes, when should the U.S. be involved in fixing their problems? From Somalia to Haiti, Kojo looks at why some states fail, and the practical and moral arguments for intervention.
- Pauline Baker President, the Fund for Peace; Contributor, "2nd Annual Failed States Index", Foreign Policy Magazine (May/ June 2006)
- Christopher Preble Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Co-author "Failed States and Flawed Logic: The Case Against a Standing Nation-Building Office" (Cato, 2006)
- Stewart Patrick Research Fellow, Center for Global Development; author "Weak States and Global Threats: Fact or Fiction" (Washington Quarterly, Spring 2006)
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