TITLE

Money for Nothing

PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Atlantic;Sep2003, Vol. 292 Issue 2, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a study by the RAND Corporation has shown that economic aid can be an effective weapon against terrorism, but only when sufficient and distributed properly. Aid programs can backfire and become a means of increasing terrorism funding and support. Improperly administrated aid programs to the Israeli occupied territories and the southern Philippines failed, while aid to Northern Ireland was a success.
ACCESSION #
24411445

 

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