What Is a State? The process of nation building in Iraq depends on certain ideas about how a society should be run and how a country should be governed. What makes for a successful state?

Guests:

Francis Fukuyama
*Professor of international political economy at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University
*Author of State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century
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What Is a State?

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The process of nation building in Iraq depends on certain ideas about how a society should be run and how a country should be governed. What makes for a successful state?

Guests:

Francis Fukuyama
*Professor of international political economy at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University
*Author of State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century