Chris Blattman on War and Centralized Power | Conversations with Tyler

In a thought-provoking discussion, economist and political scientist Chris Blattman explores the political and institutional causes of conflict.

Drawing from his new book ‘Why We Fight: The Roots of War and the Path to Peace’, Blattman delves into the dynamics of power concentration, the role of technology, and the complexities of coalition formation in warfare.

He also discusses the changing trends of war over time and the potential for nuclear attacks.

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