Deja Vu All Over Again
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  • Anthony

    WRM, knowing very little about DR Congo I read your Quick Take as identifying an anocratic country (anocracies are about six times more likely than democracies and two and one-half times as likely as autocracies to experience new outbreaks of societal wars – Global Report on Conflict, Governance, and State Fragility).

    “The vulnerability to civil war of countries in which control of the government is a winner-take-all jackpot is multiplied when the government controls windfalls like oil, gold, diamonds, and strategic minerals” – does DR Congo fit description…

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