Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The Spirit of Democracy != Nigeria.
Larry Diamond on Nigeria: "Nigeria is one of the saddest places on earth."
What an amazing professor. He knows his stuff thoroughly, has traveled all over the world, and genuinely hopes for better governance everywhere. He is equally articulate in writing and in person. I look forward to reading the rest of this book. I found it inspiring to speak with him in person and discuss Nigeria and its future prospects. His appearance was timely, needless (though unfortunately) to say.
His presentation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6adzpz12AE