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How ISIS Will Damage Middle East Economies

Trade is the lifeblood of any nation , and when it is disrupted , there are consequences to the economy . In places where ISIS has taken root , traditional trading activities have been replaced . The risk of economic maladjustment in the Middle East grows by the day . ISIS not only destroys economic freedom in the lands they hold but also hampers the activities of the entire region . War disrupts economies and ISIS is hardly the first to do so successfully . However , when wars are over many of the previous commercial lines will resume , and with effort , a nation will slowly return to its former self . In a few cases , nations like Iraq can even improve their economy by building updated infrastructure that catalyzes business growth . ISIS isn’t a typical country engaged in cross-border fighting like we have experienced in the past . It is a a new nation spawned from the villages of other nation s