Wednesday, February 28, 2018 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Founder's Hall, #322
Johnson Center 311D (Fairfax)
by Bassam Haddad
War economies both thrive on violent conflict and perpetuate them beyond the issues around which a particular conflict revolved. The case of Syria is both instructive and illuminating: it confirms what we know about how violence propels the war economy and how, in turn, the war economy serves as an independent variable that prolongs the war; on the other hand, the particulars of the Syrian case illuminate various aspects of the study of a war economy where regional and international involvement is extensive. This presentation will address the causes and consequences of the war economy.
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