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Appeared in: Volume 12, Number 3
Published on: November 8, 2016
Too Much Law and Too Little Infrastructure

The United States lags behind other Western countries in infrastructure building because we have a system ruled by vetoes.

Francis Fukuyama is a senior fellow at Stanford’s Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies, and director of the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.
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