中东经济的现代化

安曼——

关于我所生活的地区,大家通常用中东或阿拉伯世界这个词,但我越来越喜欢用WANA这个名称来代替。WANA也就是西亚北非的意思。不管你怎么称呼它,全球经济危机正好给该地区的领导人找到了借口,以此来保持 “一切照旧”的社会模式。实际上,正是该大声唤醒他们的时候了。

全球经济危机仅掩盖了WANA地区的经济周期结构性的不平衡:严重依赖外援和石油收入。不夸张地说,石油和外援就是他们的生命线。如何摆脱这种依赖是摆在这些国家面前的一个大问题。

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