Discussions of spreading democracy in the Middle East always come back to Germany and Japan — if it can be done there, the argument goes, it can be done anywhere. Christopher Coyne discusses the flaws in this argument.
About the Guest
Christopher Coyne is the and F. A. Harper Professor of Economics at George Mason University and the associate director of the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the Mercatus Center. He is the co-editor-in-chief of the Review of Austrian Economics, co-editor of the Independent Review, and book review editor of Public Choice.
Guest’s Other Book
“Did the United States Create Democracy in Germany?” by James L. Payne
“The Marshall Plan: Myths and Realities,” by Tyler Cowen
Ep. 154 Why Humanitarian Action Fails (Chris Coyne)
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