Niall Ferguson Quote: “It’s all very well for us…”

It’s all very well for us to sit here in the West with our high incomes and cushy lives, and say it’s immoral to violate the sovereignty of another state. But if the effect of that is to bring people in that country economic and political freedom, to raise their standard of living, to increase their life expectancy, then don’t rule it out.

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Name: Niall Ferguson
Profession: Historian
Nationality: British
Birthday: April 18, 1964
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