The Economist, “It’s tough living in limbo”

November 29, 2007

The growing danger of falling between the cracks of geopolitics and war

“If they all belonged to one nation, it would be a fair size, as big as Chile or Kazakhstan. Yet by definition, they belong to no country at all: they are the world’s growing band of stateless people

“A country with no government”, on the Leonard Lopate show

Leonard Lopate admirably devoted fifteen minutes, in one of his “Underreported” segments, to the fact that Belgium is still without a government six months after its election. I discussed this with him on the show on WNYC on November 29th.