What is conflict

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What is conflict? Wallensteen definition : Conflict is a social situation in which a minimum of two actors (Parties) strive to acquire at the same moment in time an available set of scarce resources. What is war? Dictionary: o A state of open, armed, often prolonged conflict carried on between nations, states, or parties. o The period of such conflict. o The techniques and procedures of war; military science Wars involve the taking of territory, the eviction of inhabitants, the death of soldiers and civilians, the destruction of property, resources and the environment, and the disruption of people’s mental, physical, economic and cultural development. Legal Definition of WAR - A contention by force; or the art of paralysing the forces of an enemy. o Public war is either civil or national. o Civil war is that which is waged between two parties, citizens or members of the same state or nation. National war is a contest between two or more independent nations) carried on by authority of their respective governments. o War is not only an act, but a state or condition, for nations are said to be at war not only when their armies are engaged, so as to be in the very act of contention, but also when, they have any matter of controversy or dispute subsisting between them which they are determined to decide by the use of force, and have declared publicly, or by their acts, their determination so to decide it. o
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2009 for the course POL 203 taught by Professor Dovi during the Spring '08 term at Arizona.

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