Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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Rebuilding Weak States

Journal Article

Stuart Eizenstat
John Edward Porter
Jeremy M. Weinstein - Stanford University

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Foreign Affairs, Vol. 84 no. 1, page(s) 134
January/February 2005

The turmoil caused by weak and failing states gravely threatens U.S. security, yet Washington is doing little to respond. The United States needs a new, comprehensive development strategy combining crisis prevention, rapid response, centralized decision-making, and international cooperation.