By William R. Nester
Violence is as outdated as humanity. prepared violence or struggle is as outdated because the first equipped societies. all through heritage so much states have been both getting ready for, conducting, or getting better from struggle. but lately the chance or use of violence in diplomacy, often called geopolitics, has sharply lowered as approximately all states are at peace all or as a rule. still geopolitical conflicts instigated through rogue states, militant ideologies, transnational terrorist teams, progressive events, or voracious, ruthless fiscal pursuits proceed to plague international locations and areas world wide. even though every one geopolitical clash has certain reasons, underlying all of them is a few risky mixture of the simplest and worst of human nature. Many a struggle has been fought lower than the lofty banner of justice, freedom, and equality. Many extra, in spite of the fact that, are provoked by means of the a long way darker explanations of greed, aggression, worry, vengeance, hatred, and lack of expertise. Globalization, warfare, and Peace within the Twenty-first Century explores humanity’s so much power and tragic challenge by way of answering 5 an important questions: How is army energy created and asserted? How do overseas legislation and companies constrain warfare? Why do countries visit struggle or remain at peace? What continuities and adjustments represent contemporary war? What are guns of mass destruction and what's the possibility of them getting used? What are the resource, tools, and result of terrorism and counterterrorism? The emphasis is on fresh headlines, with case reviews at the conflict opposed to Al Qaeda, the Iraq struggle, the Israeli-Palestinian clash, makes an attempt by way of North Korea and Iran to develop into nuclear powers, and different ongoing tragedies and threats. All alongside the e-book unearths why geopolitics persists although the ever thickening net of interdependent family members between geographical regions and peoples, often called globalization, sharply increases war’s charges and decreases its merits.
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Globalization, War, and Peace in the Twenty-first Century by William R. Nester