The Economist: Why states fail and how to rebuild them

January 5, 2017 — The Economist features The Asia Foundation’s 2016 Survey of the Afghan People:

Nonetheless, a survey by the Asia Foundation finds that only 29% of Afghans believe the country is moving in the right direction. This is largely because 70% fear for their safety—the highest level in over a decade. However, a slim majority (54%) say the army is getting better at providing security, while only 20% say it is getting worse.

Related locations: Afghanistan
Related programs: Survey of the Afghan People

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