Essays Tagged: "armed conflict"

The Future of Warfare- Thought Paper

ocates of both liberalism and realism can see beyond a reasonable doubt that the end of large scale armed conflict is imminent. Remaining conflicts will be small skirmishes between groups and civil di ... press others. In previous wars, a single state was being suppressed by another and that has lead to armed conflict. We can see this in the Gulf War, and numerous times throughout history. If that coun ...

(6 pages) 127 1 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Analysis of the First and Second Opium Wars.

partly due to opium trade, but in the end the war became something much larger. The British-Chinese armed conflict would have occurred even if there was no opium trade at all. The Opium Wars are reall ... us drug and it is illegal; Britain on the other hand, infuriated by the ban on opium and started an armed conflict with China to continue to sell drugs in China. Also, asking the Chinese government to ...

(13 pages) 161 1 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This is a great essay on the causes of the Mexican War.

846-1848 in the area now known as Texas.What began as several small disputes eventually led into an armed conflict between the considerably new nations of Mexico and the United States. The geographica ... used to having free religion in theUnited States and refused to become Catholic. There were several armed revolts in Texas to any enforcement of the Mexican law. These uprisings by the UnitedStates se ...

(6 pages) 129 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The title is "The Cold War" This essay is a thesis on how the Cold War was in fact a much more heated war than it was made out to be.

dia of Philosophy," One apt definition of war is this: war is an actual, intentional and widespread-armed conflict between political communities." (http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/war/). This defini ...

(10 pages) 394 1 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Reform movements of the first half of the nineteenth century.

not previously had. Finally the Abolitionist Movement caused a division in the country that led to armed conflict. Through all of these reform movements the United States have been forever changed.Th ...

(4 pages) 89 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"A Study in Causation of the Mexican War" examines whether or not the Mexican-American War was an exercise of American Imperialism.

Webster's dictionary defines "war" as an open armed conflict between countries or between factions within the same country. It is a conflict often ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Advantages and Disadvantages of Refugee Movements to both Recieving and Losing Countries

Mass population movements were a major feature of the 20th century; armed conflicts have increasingly targeted civilians and led to enforced migration. No area of the w ... , or political opinion. The definition is sometimes expanded to include people fleeing war or other armed conflict. Asylum seekers are quite different than Refugees and they are usually defined as peo ... of their civilians are internally displaced due to persecution from their own government or due to armed conflict or civil war in cases such as Sudan, Sierra Leone. Internally Displaced Persons share ...

(8 pages) 64 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

War and peace

inition to "War". One of the definition is as follows: War is an actual, intentional and widespread armed conflict between political communities. Force has always been a way of deciding who is right a ...

(4 pages) 51 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Battle Of Lepanto

navel battle of the 16th century and indeed a permanent mark on military history. In the history of armed conflict at sea, there is no battle better known and less understood than Lepanto.· Lep ... urkish warships and 208 Christian.· To the Christians advantage, several of their ships were armed with artillery while the Turks were using bow and arrows.· The victory cannot be comple ...

(7 pages) 45 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Was the war in Iraq (this time) justified?

The term war is defined as the following: 1) armed conflict or fighting between nations or factions. 2) Any conflict of struggle. The term "justi ... es and those perceived as dissidents. Iraqi forces increasingly employed chemical weapons against unarmed Iraqi civilians. Saddam Hussein has pursued to obtain chemical, biological, and nuclear weapon ...

(4 pages) 136 1 2.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

What is war

the playground. We hear it on the news every second. But what is war?The dictionary defines war as armed conflict, between nations; hostility or struggle. What we hear on the news is war of armed con ... n once said "Men will ever distinguish war from mere bloodshed".In my research paper war, will mean armed conflict, between nations; hostility or struggle. But will also: battle, bloodshed, conflict, ...

(1 pages) 68 2 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

War Poets and the Old Lie of War.

between combatants or upon civilians. Other terms for war, which often serve as euphemisms, include armed conflict, and hostilities. War is contrasted with peace, which is usually defined as the absen ... propaganda. All countries glorify war to a certain extent to ensure improved participation in their armed forces. Even the apparent emphasis is that fighting for your country is heroic and good. It al ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Foreign Policy between Truman and Reagan.

peaceful post-war global system. Before his Presidency ended, the United States was involved in an armed conflict in Korea, and the Cold War was firmly entrenched. Thirty years later, Republican Pres ... "the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures." U.S. President Harry S. Truman made the proclamation in a ...

(4 pages) 60 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

What were the origins and the early manifestations of the Cold War?

ialist Republics (USSR) fought each other in many different battlefronts but never involving actual armed conflict with each other. This war lasted for about half a century and in this essay I shall r ...

(5 pages) 122 0 3.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Suffering builds character.

an heart, a war that is affected by the events of World War II but exists independently of any real armed conflict. For Gene, every human being goes to war at a certain point in life; war meaning figh ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Expose the multiple contradictions and mistakes of the Cold War players.

ain" was hung over Eastern Europe and the USSR. The Cold War began. Using every means except direct armed conflict, the two Superpowers struggled for world dominance. Although many may see that this " ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

U.S. and Soviet Relations: The Conflicting Views on an Impending War

ent Truman's address to congress, where he denounced the Soviet Union as a "menace to world peace". Armed conflict now seemed inevitable between the two. Two documents were written in 1946 which portr ... cted that the Soviets will, among many other things: intensify military-industrialization, maximize armed forces, support any chance of extending Soviet power and dilute Western influence. Following K ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Factions

empts to outline and implement a political ideology for a new nation without disintegrating into an armed conflict (136)." In chapter four, Abbott gives us an in-depth background to the political part ...

(1 pages) 377 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Changing Nature Of War

re of nations. World domination and the struggle for power, along with many diplomatic disputes and armed conflict is a result of different ideological views and national interests.Many countries have ... nism.The Cuban missile crisis was the most intense period of the Cold War, which almost resulted in armed conflict between the superpowers. Each side threatened the other with nuclear attacks. It was ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Black Death: How It Affected the World

rld. These disasters have included famine, hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, floods, earthquakes, and armed conflict. Yet in the midst of the calamitous 14th century, Europe was struck by what is now th ...

(11 pages) 40 1 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History