With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies?
Aiding the World's Worst Dictators
By Christopher J. Coyne, Matt E. Ryan
By 2007, the developed countries had given the worlds worst dictators $105 billion in development assistance, but that investment had yielded zero return in terms of meaningful economic, social, or political progress. The notion that government-to-government aid can buy a liberal society appears to be little more than wishful thinking.
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