Fighting Terrorism at Source. Using Foreign Aid to Delegate Global Security

Azam, Jean-Paul and Thelen, Véronique (2018) Fighting Terrorism at Source. Using Foreign Aid to Delegate Global Security. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd ISBN 978 1 78643 216 2

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Abstract

This book offers a unique and insightful econometric evaluation of the policies used to fight transnational terrorism between 1990 and 2014 using a sample of 124 countries. It proves that foreign aid plays a crucial role by inducing recipient governments to protect the donors’ political and economic interests within their sphere of influence. In contrast, US troops on the ground are counter-productive as they increase the supply of terrorist attacks from the host countries, even though this effect has been significantly reduced by the Obama administration.

Item Type: Book
Language: French
Date: February 2018
Subjects: B- ECONOMIE ET FINANCE
Divisions: TSE-R (Toulouse)
Site: UT1
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2016 09:40
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2019 00:13
OAI ID: oai:tse-fr.eu:30651
URI: http://publications.ut-capitole.fr/id/eprint/22334

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