Afghanistan, Tunisia, along with Egypt, Uzbekistan and Nigeria, are the other case studies that form the richly illustrated, albeit rather depressing, core of the book
The book is an antidote to the current revisionist fad of marginalising the armed struggle as irrelevant or trivial in our history
It is hard to imagine that mathematics, a subject that many people dread, can be an interesting story
How did a country of that size and with a population of 7.1 million people come to embody cutting-edge innovation and entrepreneurship?
Without making the absolute claim, the authors suggest that violence, corruption or a combination of the two are part of what is holding back