Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Observations on the Geopolitical Neighborhood

Togo is a sliver of tyranny sandwiched in between the two stable democratic states of Ghana and Benin. As such it is part of a shrinking area of authoritarianism in an increasingly democratic region of the world. Looking across their borders the Togolese can easily see there is another and better way to run things.

2 comments:

Tanja Nyberg said...

And what is the economic situation in all three countries?

J. Otto Pohl said...

Ghana's economy is doing great. Togo's has not been doing so great. I don't know much about the economic situation in Benin. But, my impression is that it is somewhere in between Ghana and Togo.