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Levels of analysis and problems of evidential support in the study of asymmetric conflict

  • Dragos Simandan (a1)

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The contribution by De Dreu and Gross oversimplifies the complexity of the topic. I provide counterarguments that undermine the two sweeping contentions on which the article's argument depends, and I argue that asymmetric conflict is best understood at the finer-grained level of studying the sequences of strikes and counterstrikes that the rival actors have in store for one another.

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Levels of analysis and problems of evidential support in the study of asymmetric conflict

  • Dragos Simandan (a1)

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