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The rapid proliferation of cell phones in Afghanistan proves that anything that adds value to people’s lives spreads like brushfire – and commerce is certainly…
A lot of technologies in the world were unusual in the beginning, and became standard. That’s the beauty of bottom-up entrepreneurship and innovations.
In America, people buy cars, and they put very little money down. They get a car, and they go to work. The work pays them…
We should encourage governments to be sustained by citizens’ taxes – that is, democracies. Democracies will be enduring allies of America.
Poor countries are poor because they are wasting their resources.
Just as entrepreneurs developed America, they can develop other countries, too.
A military or government hierarchy is anathema to the dispersed population and diverse tribes of mountainous Afghanistan.
I’m motivated by creating a level playing field for the world so that the weak have a chance.
Pakistan is riddled with problems that are rooted in the disproportionate power of the state. Aid has only boosted that power.
When leaders are no longer beholden to the people who elected them, corruption results and the recruitment of extremists becomes easier.
Barack Obama has talked a lot about changing the way America relates to the world, and few areas are as ripe for reform as our…
The history of Europe over the last several centuries provides clear evidence of the transformative power of commerce.
Rich countries have been sending aid to poor countries for the last 60 years. And, by and large, this has failed.
The best way poor people can come out of their poverty is to get on the global highway, not on some dirt side road.
China has an almost infinite need for energy, and frankly, the world would be better off if much of that need goes in the direction…
During the Cold War, the U.S. instituted a policy of sending money to governments in poor countries to buy their political loyalty. While studies show…
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