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 [...]
The war in Afghanistan started with the conflicts between the British army and the Al-Qaeda and the Taliban group as the supporters of Al-Qaeda squad.
Those suggesting that ownership of the gun is illegal and unethical observe that the local authorities and the federal agencies in charge of the gun control policy are not doing enough in terms of policy [...]
The American intelligence operation in Afghanistan can be described as the biggest of all due to the amount of interest the USA has in the war.
The appeal to what would cause outrage in the general sentiments of humanity is a common way to think about the elements of normal moral perception of which each person is thought to be capable.
Accordingly, it is worthwhile to address the ethical concerns regarding the application of nuclear weapons in wars. The ethical concern in the use of nuclear weapons and medicine is a very significant area to be [...]
The world is moving forward, and it is currently changing from the industrial age to the age of information technology. The United States of America is the leader in technological advancement in relation to military [...]
Washington Post started to give coverage to the Iraq war since the inception of the debate on Iraq in the US Congress.
Although there are no controversies about the trigger of the conflict, it is possible to pay attention to the radical opposition of the visions of the conflict presented by the representatives of Hezbollah in their [...]
Military conscription at eighteen helps the conscripts to be aware of the national security issues which the country is facing and how to defend it, in case of an attack.
The book focuses on the Battle of Kapyong, a minor group of hills in the northeastern part of Seoul and Bjarnason as well uses most of his story to explain the incidents which resulted to [...]
According to the Australian War Memorial, the years that followed saw the Soviet Union promote a tough collective administration in the north, while in the south, the government received support from the US.
The Tamil and Sinhalese communities which are the two major communities in Sri Lanka started disagreeing on major national issues during the process of preparing the first constitution of the country after the country gained [...]
One of the reasons why Arabs and Israelites are always in conflict is the fight to win control of Palestinian land.
It should be known that there are a lot of moral theories that revolve around war and this is something that the society needs to understand.
I believe, and will show objective analysis in the subsequent paragraphs, that the only difference between "New Wars" and older types of warfare exists in the manner of financing; however, the goals and methods of [...]
The term coined to refer to the war is Yugoslav war which refers to a sequence of campaigns carried out by military between the years 1991 and 1995 in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
The attack of Kuwait by Iraq can also be referred to as "the Iraq Kuwait War". Accumulated War Debts Before the "Iraq-Iran war", Kuwait had a mutual relationship with Iraq and Kuwait even served as [...]
1990s The formation of the Russian Federation Republic of Chechnya and beginning of the independence movement. A major demand of Chechen separatist is to establish the independence of Chechnya and in so-called Muslim region.
The paper will also discuss the events that led to the six-day war, the major events of the war, the outcome of the war and its contribution to the current political situation in the Middle [...]
However, with the development of the digital age and improved command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and common operating picture, the ability of the commander staff to have real time visualization of every [...]
The book, a long way gone: memoirs of a boy soldier, talks about the sociological effects of the war in the Sierra Leone and the effects it had on a boy, Ishmael Beah, his brother [...]
The Office of the Secretary of Defense had become demoralized due to the events that had taken place; hence, it was unwilling to escalate the war further due to the decline of the army troops [...]
In India, the prevalent religion is Hindu, and the majority of the representatives in the Congress and the executive profess the Hindu faith.
The zaibatsu emerged from the policies of entrepreneurism of the Meiji government, which typified modernization of economy during the period. Effects of the war The Korean War had economic effects in both North and South [...]
This paper will argue that the UAE contributed to the lengthy duration of the war due to the monetary support offered to the Iraqis and the Iranians.
Initially, UAE's operations in the Middle East were considered to have fuelled the Iraq- Kuwait conflicts during the early 1990s. Before the onset of the war, UAE was among the first Arab countries to object [...]
The original itinerary of the Desert Storm was the 1990 attack of Kuwait by the Iraqi. The speedy retort to the invasion of Iraqi on Kuwait brought about a recreational character in the victory of [...]
There were also several differences such as the way of development of the conflicts where the Korean War was during three years, and the Vietnam War was the prolonged struggle, the participation of the Chinese [...]
Sexual violence continued in the Congo throughout the peace process and the national elections in 2006. The war in the Democratic Republic of Congo led to a serious economic crisis.
Therefore, the United States need to pull out its troops from Afghanistan because the cost of retaining them is unsustainable, Al-Qaeda organization is no longer a threat, and that Afghanistan requires independence to fight terrorism.
The paper addresses the motivation behind the attacks, the methods of attack, and the responses of the defenders to these attacks.
Thus it is important to understand the nature off goodness in light of humanity in order to enhance the human capacity to achieve the stated objectives of life. This is the aim of bringing to [...]
With the help of the most realistic descriptions and the vivid pictures of woes that soldiers had to take in the course of the battles, the author makes the people sink into the mind of [...]
The war in Iraq resulted to the ousting of Saddam Husain, the then president, and caused a major destabilization in the country.
The Korean War was fought in Korean Peninsula between armies from North and those from South Korea. The only and main cause of the Korean War was the invasion of South Korea by North Korea [...]
This highlights the causes of the war and Justifies the United States Action to invade Iraq on the argument of self-defense based on the UN Charter.
The trigger for the current war in Afghanistan was the September 11 attacks in the United States in the year 2001.
The ability of an enemy to fight back harder is not necessarily an indication that the important war against the menace of terrorism and anarchy in Afghanistan is unwinnable.
As of the time of the war, the capital city of South Vietnam was Saigon while that of the North was Hanoi.
The collapse of the bilateral relationship between China and USSR also contributed to the strained relationship between China and Vietnam in 1979.