Monthly Archives: July 2014

Why modern armies of Democratic countries fail to win a war?

How safe is it, to Confuse Defense with Care? available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2236354 The correlation of state spending on pure and mixed public goods reflects the making of fundamental choices about state functions.  The statistics data and the cases are composing the picture … Continue reading

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Elections as a choice between terrorists’ gangs

Could be Democracy a “quality good” (in economic sense) for somebody, in the violent conflict zone? Sure, and here is some evidences from Arabian Autonomy (Israel) and Chechen Republic (Russia): http://ssrn.com/abstract=2458837 (: Democracy: a Conflict Extinguisher or a Fuel for Terror?). The … Continue reading

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IDF “Protective Edge” in Gaza – déjà vu

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) just started new operation “Protective Edge” against HAMAS terrorists in Gaza. The most prominent right-wing leader in Israel – Knesset vice-speaker Moshe Feiglin loudly objected the operation (The Knesset security Commission seating in Sderot – discussion in … Continue reading

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