Smaller government is still too much government if the people of a nation are depending on the state to protect them from everything. It is insanity to assume that mankind will get a fair shake from power structures invested only in getting reelected and lining their own pockets.
Sudan has been divided into two states – did they really believe that all of their problems would be solved with a change of authority? As long as one tribe, and the tribal mentality, remains in place, then corruption, scandal, disease and disaster will reign supreme. Civil rights and respect for the individual, beyond his status in a tribe or nation, will ensure the peace and prosperity of these African states.