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The Capitalist Peace
It is widely accepted that democracies are less conflict prone, if only with other democracies. Debate persists, however, about the causes underlying liberal peace. This article offers a contrarianExpand
Investing in the Peace: Economic Interdependence and International Conflict
Research appears to substantiate the liberal conviction that trade fosters global peace. Still, existing understanding of linkages between conflict and international economics is limited in at leastExpand
Determinants of Nuclear Weapons Proliferation
Nuclear weapons proliferation is a topic of intense interest and concern among both academics and policy makers. Diverse opinions exist about the determinants of proliferation and the policy optionsExpand
Measure for Measure: Concept Operationalization and the Trade Interdependence-Conflict Debate
While most quantitative studies find a negative relationship between economic interdependence and interstate disputes, research by Barbieri finds that interdependence precipitates conflict.Expand
War, Peace, and the Invisible Hand: Positive Political Externalities of Economic Globalization
Studies of signaling in international relations reveal how punishing bluffing ex post through domestic audience costs or opposition groups facilitates credible ex ante communication among states andExpand
Identity and Conflict: Ties that Bind and Differences that Divide
Conventional wisdom suggests that cultural differences make conflict more likely. Culture can unite and divide, but there exists little agreement among scholars over how identity forms among states,Expand
The Myth of Cyberwar: Bringing War in Cyberspace Back Down to Earth
  • E. Gartzke
  • Political Science
  • International Security
  • 28 October 2013
Cyberwar has been described as a revolution in military affairs, a transformation of technology and doctrine capable of overturning the prevailing world order. This characterization of the threatExpand
Why Democracies May Actually Be Less Reliable Allies
Recent research builds on the observation that democracies have more durable alliances to argue that democracies make more reliable allies. This need not be the case. Alliances serve as commitmentExpand
A Strategic Approach to Nuclear Proliferation
Authors’ Note: We are grateful for generous financial support from the Department of Political Science at the University of California at San Diego, the Government Department at GeorgetownExpand