2011-06-06

On the stability of governments | Jerusalem Post - Blogs

People fortunate enough to live in Anglo-Saxon regimes may be forgiven for assuming that governments are likely to be stable. The United States, Britain, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand have good records, but the blessings were generally not passed on to other places they governed. Except for Israel and India, none of the countries let go after World War II by Britain or the United States can claim stable and reliable governments.