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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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Our concern here is not the proximate causes of war and peace, such as the fact that Japan bombed Pearl Harbor or that Japan surrendered to the United States or the like.
The robustness of any qualitative study, especially with a topic as subjective as the causes of war, is determined by the status, consistency, and exactness of the researcher's analysis.
We initiate local actions that weave WILPF's illustrious future into the realization of our mission to eradicate the root causes of war. We write letters to our leaders and draft statements for integration into national and international policy and law.
I THINK G Adams of Whitley Bay has missed the point regarding Stan Herschel's letters about wearing a poppy and the causes of war.
Thus, the causes of war and the conditions of peace have become the most fundamental queries in the study of global politics.
THE debate on the causes of war that has erupted on these pages in recent weeks has fascinated me.
This work is the latest in the debate within political science circles on the causes of war. I highly recommend this book to historians, political scientists, military officers, and analysts, who should all be familiar with offense-defense theory and objections to it.
It maps political violence, the links between poverty and conflict, assaults on human rights, and the causes of war and peace.
Teichman's ambitiously titled but idiosyncratic book sets out to provide an overview of philosophical issues concerning war, including chapters on the causes of war, the history of the rules of war, war and science, terrorism, torture, guerilla war, pacifism, patriotism, and ethical theory.
In War, authors ranging from law professors to activists to government advisors and Human Rights Watch discuss the causes of war, when war is justified, how war should be conducted, and how it can be prevented.
The cast did a great job of bringing to life the causes of war with slapstick comedy and poignant moments.
It is not usual to consider the causes of war in the time and place dealt with in this book as "religious." Most would say that the age of religious war belongs to the latter sixteenth century, and of course the grand guignol of the Thirty Years' War in the following century.