Daily Archives: December 16, 2014

Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Gregory F. Treverton | How to Predict State Failure | Foreign Affairs

Even as protests spread across the Middle East in early 2011, the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria appeared immune from the upheaval. Assad had ruled comfortably for over a decade, having replaced his father, Hafez, who himself had held … Continue reading

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