All these epithets were hatched to underscore the fact that at the time of the invasion, Bush and his team assumed that the military intervention in Iraq to topple the autocratic Saddam government was the [...]
Eventually, the civil war in Sierra Leone turned to be an Ethnic struggle for the control of the countries Diamond and hence control of the economic and political powers.
The primacy of armed conflict in the evolution of the Western world is the essential tragedy of modern history. South Korea, the USA, Great Britain, and the Philippines participated from the side of the South.
Therefore, the clutch for the Jewish people and the condition of Israel has been due to the concentrations of oil and to guarantee an ally is there in the area.
This war has caused great suffering and death, is costing the U.S.the respect of the world's nations, continues to incite and encourage terrorism and has costs ranging in the hundreds of billion of dollars.
Despite how the children are recruited into the armed force, child soldiers are victims, and their taking part in conflicts brings serious implications to their physical as well as emotional welfare. The signatories thus have [...]
The Somali National Movement gained control of the north, while in the capital of Mogadishu and most of southern Somalia the United Somali Congress achieved control.
Specifically, this paper aims to answer the following questions: What were the primary sources of income of Iraq during the time of the Iran-Iraq war?
However, the collapse of the Soviet Union meant the end of this era and the start of the post-Cold War period, with its unique peculiarities of the international discourse.
The need to restore peace and facilitate reconciliation in Sierra Leone prompted adoption of the idea of transitional justice. The SCSL and the TRC constituted the major forms of transitional justice in Sierra Leone.
The Tet Offensive led to a large number of casualties; however, it resulted in a strategic victory of North Vietnam and the withdrawal of the United States from the escalation of military conflict in the [...]
With regard to the case of humanitarian assistance to the people of Somalia, it is important to consider the factor of the effectiveness of the measures taken in terms of their impact on the domestic [...]
According to John Kerry, although the main idea behind the decision made by the U.S.government at the time seemed legitimate given the rise in the threat of communism taking over democracy, the execution of it [...]
However, many of Fassel's arguments in favor of the use of the atom bomb against Japan seem doubtful, since they are built on the hypotheses of the possible development of events without its application.
The goal of this paper is to demonstrate that the American Government did not appreciate the magnitude of the ethical implications of the war in regards to the state, world politics, world economy and the [...]
The Cold War was the defining conflict after the end of World War Two. One of the defining aspects of the Cold War is the feeling paranoia experienced by all sides of the conflict.
So, the way images affect our understanding of the immorality of the war is one of the key questions, which should be answered.
Here, the researchers note that in most modern wars such as the United States' wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the conflicts between Israel and Palestine, leaderships attempt to take sides in justifying their actions.
I guess that the main objective of the book was to show people that they were not marionettes in the arms of the government and that war was not the way to solve the conflict.
The military also contributes to the stability of the economy of a country. A change to the technologies of the military will result in the recruitment of fresh brains.
This evidence refuting the use of attrition by the American troops indicate that the strategy was ineffective and as such, it gave their enemies a leeway to capitalize on it and intensify the combat.
The United States' involvement in the military conflict in Vietnam in the 1960s and early 1970s occurred because of the confrontation between the Soviet Union and the United States, two massively powerful states that were [...]
Considering the initiatives and strategies that various parties and organizations have taken to ensure a peaceful environment in the framework of the war in Liberia, it becomes clear that they are insufficient. The security approach [...]
In their analysis of applying the negotiation theory to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Kteily, Saguy, Sidanius, and Taylor note that the role of such an arbitrator should be allocated to an international community.
Three Models in Search of a Bomb" and "The Nuclear Taboo: The United States and the Normative Basis of Nuclear Non-Use" explore possible models which can be used to determine the foundation for the creation, [...]
Articles included in the analysis are "Offense, Defense, and Causes of War" by Van Evera, "Domestic Politics and War" by Levy, and "The Causes of War and the Conditions of Peace" by Levy; all present [...]
The terrain, geographic location and the natural resource endowment of a place interact with the fighting capacity of the rebels to influence the duration of conflicts.
The 20th century is considered one of the worst centuries in human history in terms of human-made atrocities that resulted in the deaths of millions of people.
After the fall of the USSR in 1991, the source of ideological tension between the East and the West disappeared. The mass slaughter of people in Rwanda in 1994 is used as a staple example [...]
For example, as it was initially coined up by Frank Hoffman in the mid-2000s, the definition of "hybrid warfare" implies that resorting to the "hybrid" instruments of waging war is a prerogative of the specifically [...]
Growth collapses often cause civil wars, while the growth of the income reduces the possibility of war. Ethnic identities of individuals can also influence the spread of violence and the possibility of a civil war.
It is important to realize that even if the threat of a full-scale conflict between the United States and Russia that could result in a nuclear winter was somehow eliminated, the danger of nuclear war [...]
In this paper, the effects of the invasion of the Bay of Pigs has been discussed and the role of the United States of America.
Although some political analysts believe that the reconciliation between Israel and Palestine will not bring peace to the Middle East, the comprehensive settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, if conducted within the appropriate framework, may pacify [...]
The presence of the US troops and the lack of a stabilizing-force in Iraq led to the Iraqi troop's demise, and the rise of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
The history of militia use in the USA stretches back to the very establishment of the 13 colonies in North America. Militias saw plenty of action during the Anglo-French war, the Revolutionary war, the war [...]
The nature of the conflict altered with the course of time so that the focus was made not on all Arab countries but on Palestine, in particular, in the 1980s.
It has been argued that the withdrawal of US from Iraq and the shutdown of Sunni protest camps in Iraq led to entry of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which is linked to [...]
However, a significant number of objectives that underpinned the Iraq war were achieved, but the overall objective of making the world a safer place to live in after the toppling of the Baath party and [...]
The second section discusses the brutality faced by captives During the Pacific War, the imperial Japanese army and its allies together with the US and its collaborators committed various atrocities that led to large-scale human [...]
The starting point for the War on Terror is considered to be the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and other locations which led to the deaths of thousands.
One of the most notable aspects of South Sudan is the country's lack of basic infrastructure. South Sudan cited the dishonesty of the northerners in their bid for self-determination.
The paper covers the issue of rights in the context of war in Islam. Finally, the problem of human rights in Islam and those of Islam enemies is analysed.
Yet, in the course of the evolution of society and the development of diplomacy, the causes of war have become more complex.
Although numerous books and articles contain memories of those who lived to tell the tale, the best way to learn about the Vietnam War and to understand how war changes people is to talk to [...]
The neo-orthodox perspective on the war in Vietnam consisted of criticism towards United States policies in the sense that civilian and military leaders of the country were unsuccessful in developing achievable and realistic plans with [...]
The movie Paths of Glory is one of the best examples of the absurdity of war. The author's opinion is that the soldiers are not entirely aware of their position.
Saddam was killed during the war and the US pressurized the new regime to revise the existing legislation to accommodate western oil companies in the running of the oil business in the country.
As the War of Independence gained momentum, the liberators realized that although the military played the main role in fighting the colonial masters, it was important to maintain civilian control over them because of the [...]
The Chinese Civil War was one of the key conflicts in the 20th century and had a lasting impact on the development of the country and the lives of future generations of Chinese.
One of the consequences of the Cold War for the lives of USSR civilians was the discord in the Soviet society.
Therefore, for the interest of peace in the region, the US should not have engaged Mexico in this bloody war. However, the US should not have engaged in the war.
The early colonists in the United States used to divide and rule as one of the basic military strategies to conquer the Native American opponents.
This essay seeks to outline several evidences to prove that peace is the most important thing in the world The Second World War was one of the most destructive battles in the world.
The book "The Accidental Guerilla" indicates that the conflicts experienced in different parts of the globe are associated with various complexities and trends. The author has presented adequate arguments to describe the nature of the [...]
It is the problem that is directly connected to the question of the permissibility of self-defense wars against lesser aggressors. The concept of humanitarian wars is closely connected to the myth of self-defense wars because [...]
The themes in the books, 'The Quiet American' and 'Bloods,' draw a similar picture of the political role of the US's intervention of Vietnam.
Currently, Kyle Longley is co-authoring a book with David Coffey and Gene Smith regarding the military history of the United States."Grunts: The American Combat Soldier in Vietnam" presents the story of the encounters of soldiers [...]
The ethnic and linguistic composition of the population of this region probably makes the range of the Caucasus the most varied area in the world.
The Arab Spring was a series of revolutions and mass protests against governments that took place in 2010-2012; it started at the end of 2010 in Tunisia, and then spread to the rest of the [...]
Finally, Saddam stated that Kuwait illegally located oil facilities on the land of Iraq taking advantage of the fact that the country was involved in the Iran-Iraq war at that time.
In the following paper, Kenneth Waltz's levels of analysis will be used for the comparison and contrast of causes of WWI and WWII. The second similarity refers to the distribution of power and the division [...]
In the recent years some of the West African states faced a number of armed conflicts and rebellions caused by various ideological differences and growing dissatisfaction of the citizens with the work of their governments.
Besides, it suggests the application of the liberal peace theory in the peace building process. The liberal peace building process in South Sudan has failed to tackle the internal certainties.
Hundreds of people are escaping from the cities of the South East of Ukraine every day. No one can predict when this humanitarian catastrophe in the South East of Ukraine is going to end.
However, the involvement of America in the war has made other countries around the world to question its principle of morality.
Breaking out in the city of Deraa, the uprising preaching the ideals of nonviolence and social justice and democracy in Syria has evolved to spread across the territory of the country and become an organized [...]
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the clashes in the Middle East that has continued to exist despite several attempts to resolve it. The conflict owes its origin to the relocation of the Jews to [...]
Following the ouster of the Tunisian and Egyptian presidents, Libya reported small political revolts in some parts of the country. However, experts believe that France was at the forefront in demanding a forceful intervention of [...]
Though the attack on Iraq was a direct infringement of the United Nations' Charter, the invasion was carried out under the umbrella that there was a need to enhance democracy and freedom in Iraq.
When the war progressed, it was clearer to the soldiers who the civilians were and how to identify them in a group of Vietnamese people as the civilians were not armed.
One of the most important factors that led to the defeat of the French was found in the domestic ideological conflict between the French populace and the entire political community.
For war to be justifiable, it needs to promise good intentions, such as establishing peace and justice in a region where violence is the order of the day.
Some of the effects of war outlive the war in terms of trauma and psychological effects to survivors of both victims and perpetrators.
Considering negotiation as the way forward to end the Vietnam War in 1973, intervening from an implied diplomatic position without an indication of the intent of application of force by the mighty nation had a [...]
Though the Korean War had disastrous consequences for the country, it was still the next phase of the development of the independence state of the South Korea and the North Korea.
Other types of conflicts that have proven detrimental to the well-being of a nation are religious conflicts, which have been the major cause of war in most of the nations in the Middle East. The [...]
This was to be achieved by training the Iraqi's, with the help of the Iraqi authorities, in order to boost their own security.
It was evident that there were many attacks on the civilian population, and the presence of the foreign fighters only angered the local people and insurgents.
A lot of questions were raised about the interests of the United States in initiating a blockade off the coast of Cuba in 1962 and the subsequent events that took place between two countries.
The paper will begin by providing an overview of the Cold War in order to highlight the conditions that led to the space race between the US and the USSR.
Effective application of the maneuver-minded strategy requires the military to have a clear understanding of the inner workings of the enemy.
However, after the invention of these weapons the techniques of war have been changing from decade to decade. As a result, nations have been discouraged from starting wars that might trigger the use of nuclear [...]
The column and line tactics became suicidal to the level of ushering in the second-generation warfare. In the case of Afghanistan, the war began in 2001 and has persisted to the present.
The Cold War involved the United States and the Soviet Union due to their different ideologies on ways of managing the economy of a country. The beginning of the Cold War was marked by the [...]
Instead, much attention should be paid to the combination of factors that are related to the political landscape of the country, its religious tensions, economic recession, and geographic peculiarities.
The rationale behind this suggestion is that this particular war established the tradition of demonizing Russia in the West, as the 'land of barbarians', which continues to affect the geopolitical realities in the world, up [...]
Stone estimates the principles of McCarthyism, which identifies the era of the Cold War regime and stems from the conspiracy games of the American senator Joe McCarthy.
The event selected for this paper is the current conflict on the territory of Ukraine. The portal demonstrates how the conflict appeared and escalated, how it moved from the center, to the West, to the [...]
Although the group is largely unrecognized by other sovereign states and the international community, it continues to spread its ideals and aspirations on governance and political control in the Gulf region. The original objective of [...]
After the end of the gulf war, the relationship between the US and Iraq was characterized by conflict which culminated into the invasion of Iraq by the US and its allies namely the United Kingdom, [...]
In the meantime, the war continues and innocent civilians, especially women and children continue to pay the price for the war.
The Vietnam War caused unintended consequences for the civil rights movements of the 1960s as it awakened the African-Americans' consciousness on the racism and despotism that they experienced in the United States.
The greatest imperfection of the humans is the thirst for power. The conflict dates back to the 1800s when a group of Jewish extremists called the Zionists, wanted to colonize and convert the Palestine to [...]
The question of who were responsible for the atrocities committed to the people and the role of America and Nato are some of the big questions that remain unanswered. To be in Kosovo during this [...]
This outcome contradicts with the Isandlwana battle where the British troops succumbed to a massive defeat from the Zulu warriors leaving the world in awe.
Kosovo finally announced her independence in February 2008, a decision that was promptly accepted and recognized by the U.S.and by most members of the EU.
To understand the notion of just war in Islam, one has to first understand the origin and development of Islam as a religion, as well as comprehend the meaning of the term Islam.
The news brought with it the surmise that this was a war that Afghanistan, a disunited country with limited military resources, would not stand up to the military might of the Soviet Union, leading to [...]
They explore the reasons and consequences of the Iraq war depict struggles and attempts of the American soldiers to preserve piece and stop the war.
The factor argues that the benefits to be derived from the use of war must almost be of the same amount in relation to the expected evils.
The use of force by the U.S.was just under the just war theory because it was executed for self-defense and elimination of a terrorist threat that was difficult to combat.
The causes of civil wars can be analyzed in relation to their onsets, the duration of the wars, as well as the incidence of civil wars.
Spector further emphasizes that the involvement of the United States in both phases of the Vietnam War was due to Harry Truman, the then president of the United States, who did not support communism, but [...]
Origin of the Conflict in the Land of Israel Role of the British Government The defeat of the Ottoman Empire in the First World War led to the establishment of British rule in Palestine.
The war of Fallujah was reported to have been the worst in the history of the US due to the nature of armory used, loss of human lives and destruction of physical infrastructure.
'No Man's Land' is a war time movie that satirizes the War of the Balkans. The movie depicts the complexities that are likely to rise in a conflict situation especially with with regards to international [...]
Therefore, this essay analyzes the battle command that General Natonski employed when he mobilized soldiers to conquer the insurgents and capture the city of Fallujah during the Second Battle of Fallujah.
This paper therefore, provides an historical overview of the conflict witnessed in Bosnia between the Croats, Serbs and Bosniaks, the role of women in this conflict, and an analysis of the role of both national [...]
In the end, the destruction of the Algeria meant that both the natives and the European colonizers won nothing of value.
This war has been the largest and the longest that the US military has ever engaged in since the Vietnam War.
It should be noted that the Quran only allows the Muslim to engage in war if their faith is threatened and there is need to protect it but abhors war if the Muslim will engage [...]
In various cases, it has from time to time been obligatory for higher-ranking officials of chief executives, envoys and governments to live inside a complex with secured boundaries, and to journey out of it only [...]
The Vietnam War was a conflict that was military in nature, occurred between the years 1954 and 1975, and was between the communists and the non-communists.
The second part of the discussion looks at whether the principles of war were adhered to and examines whether these deaths would have been prevented had the rules of engagement been followed The US troops [...]
To this end, a review of the Kosovo invasion by NATO shall be conducted to illustrate the extents to which forceful means were used in addressing the humanitarian crisis in the region. The criteria of [...]
Iraq has faced challenges like the long history of authoritarian rule and the crushing of democracy, the rivalry between Sunni and Shia, separatist claims of the Kurds and the demands of the Turkmen coupled with [...]
The origins and developments of the war will be examined, before and after the NATO intervention, the consequences of the war will be outlined, and the opposing opinions will be considered to produce a comprehensive [...]
This therefore implies that when the war is examined from a legal perspective, the use of force in the invasion was as a matter of principle, in breach of international law and therefore was unjustified.
In accessing the social health implications of the Vietnam population following the release of Agent Orange, it is important to identify the variety of victims, since solutions to the episode have been tailored by the [...]