Both advocates and opponents of nation building say that the United States played a key role in helping post-war Germany become a democracy. In fact, a close look reveals that, from the standpoint of democratic nation building, the U.S. occupation of Germany is actually a lesson in what not to do.
|Other Independent Review articles by James L. Payne|
|Fall 2014||The Real Case against Activist Global Warming Policy|
|Fall 2012||The Trend of War in the World: Evidence from the Arab-Israeli Dispute|
|Spring 2009||Making the World Safe for Muddle: The Meaning of Democracy in American Foreign Policy|
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