North Africa needs private sector investment, not charity

jkTUNIS (CI MENA) — The current turmoil in a country that could easily become a new Portugal in terms of GDP  in the next five years can be traced directly to a public-private policy initiated by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

While Secretary Clinton will be remembered for a legacy of important diplomatic achievements, her failure to understand the dynamics of private sector investment is responsible in part for Tunisia’s democracy now being at risk, especially in the aftermath of dozens of foreign workers being killed in Algeria and the murder of US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi.

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