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Abstract In the early 1990s several rebel groups turned to natural resource extraction to pay for war. A key form of this is rebel diamond production, commonly referred to as conflict diamonds, which… Expand
This book by Daniel Mills and Steven Rosefielde argues that a ‘sane’ foreign policy based upon democratic nationalism will further the United States’ interests in the world through strategic… Expand
Abstract During the 1980s, the United States spent substantial political and economic capital supporting the Nicaraguan Contras. How effective was this in helping the rebels take on the Sandinista… Expand
The Islamic State’s capture of the Iraqi city of Mosul in June 2014 was a seismic event. How can this be explained? This article answers this question by turning to the literature on anti-coup d’etat… Expand
ABSTRACT State support for foreign rebel groups has become more salient, yet it remains unclear how this affects armed conflict. This paper therefore analyses the effect of foreign government… Expand
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