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Does political proximity to the U.S. cause terror?

Axel Dreher () and Martin Gassebner ()

Economics Letters, 2008, vol. 99, issue 1, 27-29

Abstract: We analyze the impact of political proximity to the United States on the occurrence and severity of terror. Employing panel data for 116 countries over the period 1975-2001 we find that countries voting in line with the U.S. are victims of more and deadlier attacks.

Date: 2008
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