Note on terrorist factions and their interactions with governments
Artyom Jelnov ()
Additional contact information
Artyom Jelnov: Ariel University
Economics Bulletin, 2019, vol. 39, issue 2, 1318-1326
This paper studies interactions between governments and non-state terrorist organizations. A terrorist organization consists of two factions, referred to herein as ``politicians'' and ``militants.'' Politicians negotiate with the government. However, extremist militants reject the negotiation, and attempt attacks on the government. If politicians decide to take action against the militants, it is probable that these attempts can be prevented. At a high cost, the government may also take action against the militants, which also harms the politicians. It may be that politicians are better off where militants are stronger.
Keywords: terrorism; factions; negotiation; militants (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D7 H5 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-19-00046
Access Statistics for this article
More articles in Economics Bulletin from AccessEcon
Bibliographic data for series maintained by John P. Conley ().