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Title Confronting poverty : weak states and U.S. national security / Susan E. Rice, Corinne Graff, [and] Carlos Pascual, editors

Publ Info Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  HC59.72.P6 C66 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HC59.72.P6 C66 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 244 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Foreword / Strobe Talbott -- 1. The national security implications of global poverty / Susan E. Rice -- 2. Poverty and state weakness / Susan E. Rice -- 3. Poverty, development, and violent extremism in weak states / Corinne Graff -- 4. Poverty, state weakness, and civil war / Andrew Loomis -- 5. Feeding insecurity? Poverty, weak states, and climate change / Joshua Busby -- 6. State weakness and infectious diseases / Miriam Estrin and Carl Malm -- 7. Conclusion and policy implications / Carlos Pascual and Corinne Graff
Note Examines the connection between poverty, fragile states, and transnational conflict and the implications for American security
LC subject Poverty -- Developing countries
Political stability -- Developing countries
Failed states -- Developing countries
National security -- United States
Add Author Rice, Susan E
Graff, Corinne
Pascual, Carlos
Brookings Institution
Alt Title Weak states and U.S. national security
Weak states and US national security
ISBN 9780815703907 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0815703902 (pbk. : alk. paper)