Trump team is driving US to ‘failed state’ status


US President Donald Trump File Photo: AFPIt’s unthinkable that US media outlets would call their own country a “failed state.” The term was once used to describe US adversaries such as Iran and Iraq.The US think tank Fund for Peace started its annual report called Failed States Index in 2005. It has been renamed the Fragile States Index and is produced jointly with Foreign Policy magazine. It didn’t take long for the US to be included in the index.US political scientist Francis Fukuyama, who once believed history would end with liberal democracy as the final form of government for all countrie…

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