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Major Armed Conflicts in 1987 (Uppsala University Department of Peace & Conflict Research, Report No. 28)

by G. Kenneth Wilson

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Published by Uppsala Universitet .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12853707M
    ISBN 109150607065
    ISBN 109789150607062
    OCLC/WorldCa185874867

      The 20th century was dominated by war and conflict that continually shifted the balance of power around the globe. This pivotal time period saw the emergence of "total wars" like World War I and World War II in which militaries used any means necessary to win—these wars were so massive they encompassed nearly the entire wars like the Chinese Civil War remained local but still Author: Jennifer Rosenberg. In , the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) recorded 33 armed conflicts with a minimum of 25 battle-related deaths, up by one from Seven of these were recorded as wars, that is conflicts leading to 1, or more battle-related deaths in a calendar year. There have been armed conflicts (47 wars) since and armed.

    Armed Conflict in the s Armed conflicts are defined as open, armed clashes between two or more centrally organised parties, with continuity between the clashes, in disputes about power over government and territory. Of the armed conflicts which ensued from to , ten can be strictly defined as inter-state conflicts.   Of the rules identified, apply in international armed conflicts and in non-international armed conflicts. The rules are accompanied by a commentary which explains why the rule in question was found to be customary. Volume 2 is in two parts and mentions relevant state practice, including legislation on each aspect of :

    Cambridge Core - Humanitarian Law - Human Rights in Armed Conflict - by Gerd OberleitnerCited by:   International Armed Conflicts. In an international armed conflict, all captured persons are protected by the Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocol I. Armed conflicts in which peoples are fighting against colonial domination, alien occupation or racist regimes are to be considered international conflicts (AP I, Article 1(4)).


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Korean War: Communist North Korea, supported by China, invades non-communist South Korea. UN forces, principally made up of U.S. troops, fight to protect South Korean War is the first armed conflict in the global struggle between democracy and communism, called the Cold War. Cuba: The U.S. orchestrates the ill-fated Bay of Pigs invasion, an unsuccessful.

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Summary In31 major armed conflicts were waged in 27 locations around the world, compared with 33 conflicts and 28 conflict locations in (revised data). As inno 'classical' interstate war was waged. However, in 5 of the 31 conflicts recorded forother states participated in the fighting with regular forces: Armenia in the conflict in Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh.

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present Edit. Puerto Rican revolts. Continued U.S. rule over Puerto Rico. Part of the Cold War. Cease-fire armistice; North Korean invasion of South Korea.