June 13, 2012
Wilsonian Wars, Wilsonian Ruin
Walter Russell Mead, The American Interest
One of Africa's more promising democratic experiments is in ruins today because of the Wilsonian war in Libya, and we will never know how many Malians have died so that western idealists could feel better about themselves for a while.
TAGGED: Libya, Timbuktu, Syria, al-Qaeda, Ansar Dine, Tuareg, Africa, Woodrow Wilson, United States, Mali