Fuelling War: Natural Resources and Armed Conflict

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A generous endowment of natural resources should favour rapid economic and social development. The experience of countries like Angola and Iraq, however, suggests that resource wealth often proves a curse rather than a blessing. Billions of dollars from resource exploitation benefit repressive regimes and rebel groups, at a massive cost for local populations. This Adelphi Paper analyses the economic and political vulnerability of resource-dependent countries; assesses how resources influence the likelihood and course of ...

Fuelling War: Natural Resources and Armed Conflict 2006, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415379700

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