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Failed States: WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi Show

May 15, 2006

Do so-called "failed states" pose a threat to other countries? And if the answer is yes, when should the U.S. be involved in fixing their problems? From Somalia to Haiti, Kojo looks at why some states fail, and the practical and moral arguments for intervention.

Listen to research fellow Stewart Patrick discuss the issue and importance of failed states.