• Understanding of state capacity in civil war onset, 1984-1999 

    Won, Sungrok (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    Scholars have used multiple approaches to investigate civil war. Among various civil war studies, those examining civil war onset are important because onset is the first stage of the war. In the early stage of civil war ...
  • Who drives defense policy: elites or public interest? 

    Streitz, Lonella K. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    With a massive budget deficit and an ever-increasing national debt, while Congress and the President almost shut down the federal government over funding for Planned Parenthood in 2011, defense spending seems to be nearly ...