718: Barbara F. Walter | How Civil Wars Start (And How to Stop Them)

718: Barbara F. Walter | How Civil Wars Start (And How to Stop Them)

By Jordan Harbinger

The Jordan Harbinger Show

Tuesday, 30 August

Barbara F. Walter (@bfwalter) is the Rohr Professor of International Affairs at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California, San Diego, and the author of the NYT bestseller How Civil Wars Start: And How to Stop Them.

What We Discuss with Barbara F. Walter: What does Barbara's research into causes and warning signs of civil wars around the world portend for the chances of such a conflict in the United States? What is an anocracy, and have you ever lived under one? Why societies transitioning toward or away from democracy are especially vulnerable to the threat of civil war. What makes some countries survive political instability without the violence of civil war while others rapidly succumb to it? Who is most actively pushing for civil war in the United States, and what are their grievances? And much more...

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