Guns, Butter, and the War on Terror

Author
Christopher DeMuth
Content Type
Policy Brief
Institution
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Abstract
War mobilization can lead to incontinent government growth, jeopardizing the economic dynamism upon which a successful war effort ultimately depends. This is a gathering threat to our ability to sustain a "generational commitment" to defeating terrorism.
Topic
International Relations, Foreign Policy, Democratization, Economics
Political Geography
United States, Middle East