Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Trade and the fostering of peace

Does international trade reduce the risk of war amongst trading countries? Are they less likely to get involved in a political or military conflict than if they were not strong trading partners? Pavel Yakovlev seems to think so. 

Watch this video for a viewpoint that trade promote peace. 

Similarly, does protectionism amongst trading partners provoke a possibility of military conflict or political tension? 

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