Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2011

Abstract

From the introduction:

In his characteristically challenging manner, Professor Raj Bhala confronts us with a strong thesis: that the Doha Development Round (“DDR”) is a failed counterinsurgency operation. Bhala argues that the DDR was launched to spur development and reduce poverty—particularly among Muslims—and thereby increase security in a post-9/11 world, only to fall back into the all too predictable pattern of powerful states pursuing their national interest (narrowly conceived).

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