Economics of Warfare – Lecture 1

This morning I gave my first lecture in my Economics of Warfare class. I plan to continue to post a lecture each week.  I don't plan to write an abstract for each lecture but you can get a sense of the material covered by looking at "categories" and "tags".


The Air Attack on the MSF Hospital

Please go here to see my article on this subject. Over the next few weeks I plan to do a few posts in other places.  But this space will remain a one-stop shop for all my blogging.

Gaza, Civilians and War Crimes

David Traven has an interesting post over at Monkey Cage about the Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the 2014 Gaza Conflict and ongoing debates about whether each side committed war crimes during that conflict. Many of these arguments revolve around the issue of intentionality.  Did the Israelis intentionally target Palestinian civilians?  Did the Palestinians intentionally target … Continue reading Gaza, Civilians and War Crimes