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- Author: Evan Perkoski
- Publication Date: 05-2020
- Content Type: Commentary and Analysis
- Institution: Political Violence @ A Glance
- Abstract: Will the COVID-19 pandemic increase or decrease conflict around the globe? Across myriad blog posts and op-eds, a consensus appears to be emerging: in the short term, the global community may experience a pax epidemia, as Barry Posen refers to it, where “the odds of a war between major powers will go down, not up.” But the opposite may be true for intrastate conflict—e.g. civil wars and insurgencies—where conditions seem ripe for more turbulent subnational politics.
- Topic: Conflict Prevention, War, Conflict, COVID-19, Armed Conflict
- Political Geography: Global Focus