Nigerian Massacre Shows Just How Tough the War on Terror Remains
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  • I am inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa” because “all our social policies are based on the fact that their intelligence is the same as ours — whereas all the testing says not really.”


    • Tom

      What all the testing says is that poor people don;t do as well as rich people.

  • “if there is a secret way to turn pig’s-ear governments into silk-purse states, we haven’t discovered it yet.”

    Shouldn’t we be exploring that question in a more serious way? Or is it too hot to handle?

    • Fred

      The Europeans tried to civilize people in Africa and the Middle East for two centuries in the 18th and 19th centuries. They obviously failed miserably. I doubt we could do any better. About all we can do is let them slaughter each other and try to contain it as best we can.

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