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An armed conflict including one or more governments, and causing the death of 1,000 or more people per year
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The contention that honor and standing have been the central motivations for international conflicts leads Lebow to outline six distinct propositions about the causes of war and the kinds of states that are likely to be involved.
Yet the causes of war as opposed to the motivations, justifications, and conceptions underpinning the question of "why they fought," can frequently be two different things.
Any contribution to our understanding of the causes of war initiation by weak states is thus significant.
We have learned more about the causes of war and policies to prevent it than the contributors to this volume suspect.
proximate" causes of war, such as a society's military preparedness and the goals of its leaders, often centering on the desire for land, natural resources or control of trade routes.
No matter how idealistic those views on the causes of war may be history has proved that the forces of evil and their origins have to be met with bravery and great sacrifice to ensure survival against the barbarism and unspeakable cruelty prevalent in so-called civilisation.
Bell in Campo renders the causes of war in vague allegorical terms, with "two gentlemen" reporting an impending battle between the kingdoms of Reformation and Faction.
And instead of hating the people you think are warmongers, hate the appetite and disorder in your own soul, which are also causes of war.
is warming the planet, contributing to the causes of war, and increasing the burden on the poor.