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Feb 6, 2011 9:00am EST
needs to grow at the level of india or china. not at 5%, but 8% or 9%, to achieve what i would describe as an escape velocity to escape this trap of an ever-rising population and a ever-greater need for jobs. borrowing, reformed, but it has not been able to get out of its predicament. the challenge for the folks in the next government is political reform. in economic terms it is much more complicated than that. >> david ignatius is our guest, columnist for "the washington post." he has been on our problem and times -- on our program many times in the past. no one knows that part of the world better than david. he has talked with the leaders. he has traveled all over the different countries we will be talking about today. we are just thrilled that he can beat here. obviously things are changing hour by hour. we are recording this program a few days before it will air. lord knows how it might change. but sit tight. "this is america." >> "this is america" is made possible by the national education association, the nation's largest advocate for children and public education. the am
Jun 26, 2011 6:00pm EDT
of that part of the world, we think of china, south korea, japan. >> who else should we keep an eye on? but indonesia. >> indonesia? tell me. >> it is the fourth-largest country in the world. it has the largest islamic population of any country in the world, but it has more christians than the population of australia. this is a diverse country. our national slogan is e pluribus unim. in the case of indonesia, it is -- it is unity in diversity. >> what will be the result of these revolutions? >> i think we have different kinds of countries. i worry that, in a place like egypt, tunisia, fairly well- organized states, strong administration, bureaucratic systems, disciplined military, the change should be very limited. the change may be limited because the old regime is still in power. then you have other countries, the ones like libya, yemen is another one. there is no real state, well- organized state. you have leaders who have will win a web of personal relations, tribal chiefs with military unions. if gaddafi is removed, if removedsaleh i -- if president saleh is removed in yemen, t
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