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Response to Oneironaut (Reply #8)

Thu Oct 15, 2015, 01:52 PM

10. Dictators don't create stability. They create instability.

 

Yugoslavia didn't need a foreign invasion to descend into civil war after Tito died. All they needed was for the person who repressed dissent and violently quelled nationalist tension to lose power.

Qaddafi, Hussein, and Assad created the conditions for their countries to descend into civil war once their rule was either weakened or eliminated. That's not a hallmark of "stability."

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