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Defeating Dictators: Fighting Tyranny in Africa and Around the World
Despite billions of dollars of aid and the best efforts of the international community to improve economies and bolster democracy across Africa, violent dictatorships persist. As a result, millions have died, economies are in shambles, and whole states are on the brink of collapse. Political observers and policymakers are starting to believe that economic aid is not the ke ...more
ebook, 288 pages
Published November 8th 2011 by St. Martin's Press
(first published October 25th 2011)
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Dec 21, 2013 Nina Chachu rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Passionate discussion of lack of democracy - and not necessarily Western democracy - throughout the world, with an emphasis on Africa. Includes some interesting personal comments from his own life. Argues for an activist approach to civil society