IR test 1 - Types of war 1 Hegemonic-fight to become the...

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Types of war 1. Hegemonic--fight to become the hegemon (1 hegemony per region) 2. Total war–-conquer an adversary, unlimited objections, occupy/nuclear bombs 3. Limited--limited objectives, smaller specific 4. Civil--war within state 5. Guerrilla--system of tactics, war without a true front line Grand strategy (policy)--broad, interests, how to structure, civilians have the most influence ^strategy--types to attack ^operations--particular sets of actions ^tactics--small inventory maneuver, narrow, military has the most influence Nationalism--extreme support for nation or state Fascism--hitler, extreme authoritarian of government, Mussolini Ethnic group--defined by region ethnicity religion etc. Genocide--killing of mass people, trying to kill an ethnic group Ethnocentrism--when you think your ethnic group is superior Ethnic conflict 1. Threat--safety or identity 2. Distortion--trying to clarify threat, interpret
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Rigidification--inflexible, not giving into conflict, take a stance 4. Intractability--pick a side, becomes who you are Telling--look the same so had symbols and mannerisms that let people know what side they're on Dehumanizations--stripping away human qualities like calling people pigs Fundamentalism--ex Islam, strict interpretation of text, extreme interpretation Nuremburg trials--tried for crimes committed during holocaust Secular government--one not influenced by religion Kashmir conflict--India and Pakistan, Kashmir is in the middle and was independent, territorial conflict, both have nuclear weapons Causes of war 1. Individual--irrational people 2. Domestic--certain domestic groups are more or less likely to fight, regime type 3. Interstate--war happens because there's nothing to prevent it, who or what can prevent war? 4. Global--progression of history...
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