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Tariq Dana

Israel’s Big Business of War


The Arab revolutions of 2011 turned violent conflicts have renewed scholarly interest in exploring the role political economy may have played in their causes, dynamics, and consequences. Of great significance within those broad lines of inquiry is the phenomenon of “war economy,” and its multiple manifestations, as a dominant system within ongoing wars, as well as possibly shaping the context of post-conflict reconstruction. There is less attention, however, to the idea that ...

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Tariq Dana is the director of the Center for Development Studies at Birzeit University. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies and a faculty member at the MA program in International Studies, where he teaches courses on global political economy. He is also a Policy Advisor at the Palestinian Policy Network (al-Shabaka).