Thursday, October 12, 2006

Prof. Dillman to speak on Illicit Economies and Middle East Problems

Professon Dillman on "Illicit Economies in Iraq, Palestine and Algeria: How Do They Threaten Reconstruction?"

Dillman places “shadow” actors and illicit transactions front-and-center in a political economy analysis of Iraq, the Palestinian Territories, and Algeria. His central thesis is that cross-border “shadow” networks imperil reconstruction in these violence-ridden, Middle East countries countries. Understanding the importance of illicit transnational networks allows us to better assess policy options and anticipate the roadblocks ahead..

Wednesday, October 25 at Noon in the Trimble Forum

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