Money is a powerful weapon in a combat zone. There are risks of deploying it in the form of economic programs, of course. But when used effectively, “tactical economics” can be a powerful tool with which to achieve operational and even tactical goals. In this conversation with MWI’s Capt. Jake Miraldi, Maj. Jon Bate explains how money can be brought to bear at war.

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Image credit: Tech. Sgt. Efren Lopez, US Air Force