Real World Economics: When war provides economic lessons
The after effects of World War I and the peace treaty that ended it remain apparent in contemporary affairs. Witness Iraq now descending into civil war and Ukraine struggling with Russia. What does this have to do with economics? There are several lessons ...
Oil and the Iraqi Civil War: How Security Dynamics May Affect Oil Production
Likewise, many of the seven different African states that have invaded Congo did ... south and began to shift their operations to Iraqi Kurdistan instead. Although Baghdad has been remarkably stubborn on this matter, the demands of waging the civil war ...
If the Civil War Had a Different Ending
If the American Civil War had ended other than it did—or if ... relationship would have been in any subsequent history. A negotiated separation may well have preserved the deep economic interdependencies between north and south, avoided and contained ...
The Hunley: Zeroing in on what caused Civil War submarine's sinking
(CNN)-- Born and built amid gray-cloaked secrecy during the American Civil ... and South Carolina governments have contributed an estimated $9 million or so between them on the recovery, lab and research. The Hunley, considered a spoil of war, is the ...
The South still lies about the Civil War
“It would have been impossible to grow up in the South from 1890 to World War I and not ... ‘slavery was nothing to do with the Civil War—we had a cotton economy and [the North] wanted to dominate us.’ It was an undisputed topic.”