Conflicts and Wars: Their Fallout and Prevention by Hossein Askari

By Hossein Askari

Explaining how the cost of aggression is low adequate that governments don't stay away from conflicts, this publication makes use of examples drawn from fresh conflicts within the Persian Gulf to envision many dimensions of prices incurred via battle and proposes a personal region way to warfare's cost effective.

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28 Conflicts and Wars Minor War 60 No. se/database. 3 shows the number of conflicts by type. Interstate conflicts have been low in number with a declining trend, while intrastate wars have been the dominant form of conflict. No interstate war has been initiated since 2004. The number of internationalized intrastate wars, in which outside countries intervene in a civil war, has been generally low. Also, the number of new conflicts has been low. Thus the increase in the number of conflicts until 1992 was the result of the accumulation of wars that did not end or that recurred.

Furthermore, UCDP distinguishes between conflicts by type: • interstate-armed conflict occurs between two or more states, • internationalized internal armed conflict occurs between the government of a state and internal opposition groups, with intervention from other states with troops, and • internal armed conflict occurs between the government of a state and internal opposition groups. 4 we portray war trends and characteristics in a little more detail. Number of Conflicts According to Harbom and Wallensteen, since World War II, there have been 244 armed conflicts in 15 locations worldwide.

It would appear that a number of measures could truly reduce conflicts and their fallout. Namely, the structure of the United Nations should be reorganized to deter aggression. Direct belligerent parties to conflicts, as well as the powerful countries that support them and the companies who supply them, should be confronted with the full price of their actions. The system of international justice, whereby all leaders are held accountable for their acts of aggression against countries and groups, should be applied on a consistent basis to all leaders and governments.

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