YOU’RE DEMONSTRABLY INCAPABLE OF SELF RULE IF YOUR PEOPLE ARE RUNNING TO THE WEST.
[E]ither fix your problem at home, hire us to fix it for you (it’s quite easy if you’re honest to fix a society). And if you do neither, out of defense, we must start a new program of colonization and modernization out of our own self-defense.
It’s not our burden. It’s our defense.
You have no right to externalize your failures.
And we have no right to externalize our failures (democracy and equality)