Corrupt Governance And Middle East Unrest

Longstanding government corruption is among the factors that led to unrest in the Middle East and North Africa. The presenter says the world has seen sharp increases in government corruption in recent years, but foreign aid and international sanctions are applied unequally - especially when a ruthless dictator governs an oil-rich country.

Provided by: Brookings Institution Topic: Big Data Date Added: Mar 2011 Format: Webcast

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