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Sylvain Baumann, Pedro Lages dos santos, Samir Amine and Fabrice Valognes
 
''Protection, Alliance and Negotiation against a Terrorist Threat''
( 2009, Vol. 29 No.4 )
 
 
The aim of this paper is to analyze the decision-making process of a targeted country threatened by a terrorist group. This country has the choice between improving his arms, forming an alliance with a border country or negotiating with the terrorists. However, his resource do not enable him to have a complete alliance or to pay the total ransom. The government has to do an arbitrage among the strategies. After determining the equilibrium, we focus on the effects of each parameters.
 
 
Keywords: Conflict, Security, Terrorism, Alliance, Negotiation
JEL: D7 - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making: General
 
Manuscript Received : Sep 09 2009 Manuscript Accepted : Dec 23 2009

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