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Conflicts to Control Oil: economic implications of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

@inproceedings{Thakurta2016ConflictsTC,
  title={Conflicts to Control Oil: economic implications of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq},
  author={Paranjoy Guha Thakurta and T. W. Wilson},
  year={2016}
}
and commercial rivalry?" There are quite a few who believe that war is good for economic growth. After death and destruction comes rejuvenation and reconstruction, thanks to the existence of a military-complex in advanced capitalist societies, the believers claim. Many countries came out of recession after World War II. Thus, without wars, depression would be round the corner, the argument runs. Recent developments the world over and in the United States in particular have, however, disproved… Expand