George B. N. Ayittey's Defeating Dictators: Fighting Tyranny in Africa and Around PDF

By George B. N. Ayittey

ISBN-10: 0230341098

ISBN-13: 9780230341098

Regardless of billions of greenbacks of relief and the simplest efforts of the foreign neighborhood to enhance economies and bolster democracy throughout Africa, violent dictatorships persist. consequently, hundreds of thousands have died, economies are in shambles, and full states are near to cave in. Political observers and policymakers are beginning to think that fiscal reduction isn't the key to saving Africa.

So what does the continent have to do to throw off the shackles of militant rule?

African coverage professional George Ayittey argues that earlier than Africa can prosper, she needs to be unfastened.

Taking a difficult examine the struggle opposed to dictatorships worldwide, from Ukraine's orange revolution in 2004 to Iran's eco-friendly Revolution final yr, he examines what options labored within the fight to set up democracy via revolution. Ayittey additionally bargains innovations for the West to aid Africa in her quest for freedom, together with smarter sanctions and constructing fellowships for African scholars.

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