Журнальный клуб Интелрос » PRISM » Vol. 1, No 1. 2009
John E. Herbst
Addressing the Problem of Failed States: A New Instrument
The problem of failed states and ungoverned spaces is not new. Since the appearance of the first civilizations in Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, and India, there have been frontiers and
wildernesses without governance. Naturally, these spaces often represented a grave threat to neighbors.