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US Response to the Risk of Terrorist Attacks

Azam, Jean-Paul and Thelen, Véronique (2018) US Response to the Risk of Terrorist Attacks. Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy, 24 (4).

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This paper reports that the econometric findings of Azam & Thelen (2010) remain valid when the sample is extended by 10 years to cover 1990–2014 in Azam & Thelen (2018). They blame the presence of US troops in oil-exporting countries and their neighbors for increasing transnational terrorist attacks by nationals from these countries. They also confirm that foreign aid and educational capital are playing the opposite role by reducing the number of such attacks. The “Obama years” saw a lowered presence of US troops overseas and their smaller marginal impact on transnational terrorism.

Item Type: Article
Language: English
Date: November 2018
Refereed: Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords: transnational terrorism, US military intervention, ex post evaluation
Divisions: TSE-R (Toulouse)
Site: UT1
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2019 14:37
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2019 23:04
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