This study explores two main arguments behind the Resource Curse: Violent domestic conflicts occur more frequently in oil-producing states than
Nations are more likely to go to war with an oil-rich state when there is a lack of local competition.
This analysis highlights the various theories linking resources to conflict. Two major perspectives stand out: (1) a surplus or a
This article addresses the long-assumed connection between civil war nations’ oil capacity and the likelihood of third-party intervention. The research