democracy in afghanistan
a: Democracy in afghanistan ~
b: a power plant in Wisconsin
What: "Democracy in Afghanistan is like a power plant in Wisconsin; it won't work as well there rather than here. Afghanistan's economy is based upon agricultural and amounts to around $14 billion GDP. There is not a sufficient tax base to support an effective army. States exist to project coercive power and without a robust military force, Kabul will compete with local Taliban leaders to enforce laws and take taxes."
Writer: Jerry Frey
Date: Mar 12 2012 5:59 PM
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