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War Finance Methods and Public Support for War

The following analysis is from Volume 3, Issue 2 of the Peace Science Digest  There are two primary ways countries finance their wars: through borrowing money or by taxing their citizens. Each of these finance options affects the economy differently,

UN Chief Congratulates Sierra Leone On Peaceful Elections

UN Chief Congratulates Sierra Leone On Peaceful Elections

On April 4, 2018, Sierra Leone democratically elected its first president following years of civil war. Peace science shows how nonviolent civil resistance during government transition is important to the health and longevity of a democracy.