Pierpaolo Barbieri on Argentina’s government

A Lesson in Crony Capitalism
Wall Street Journal
August 8, 2012
Commentary by: Pierpaolo Barbieri, Ernest May Fellow in History and Policy, International Security Program
Topic: Argentina’s government

“Jorge Luis Borges used to say that the Argentine people suffered under ‘too many messiahs.’ Their current president, Cristina Kirchner, certainly preaches like one. At U.N. meetings she berates America and Europe for the global financial crisis, and at the last G-20 summit in June she attempted to reignite the Falkland Islands dispute with Great Britain.”

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