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War

Description

War is a state of armed conflict between states, governments, societies and informal paramilitary groups, such as mercenaries, insurgents and militias. It is generally characterized by extreme violence, aggression, destruction, and mortality, using regular or irregular military forces. Warfare refers to the common activities and characteristics of types of war, or of wars in general. Total war is warfare that is not restricted to purely legitimate military targets, and can result in massive civilian or other non-combatant suffering and casualties.

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Organizations relating to War

International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification / Est. 1963
European Community Wholesalers and International Traders Association / Est. 1993
International Rehabilitation Centre for Victims of Totalitarian Regimes and Civil War, Kiev / Est. 1994
International Society of Follicular Unit Extraction Surgeons / Est. 2002
Network of African Medical Anthropologists / Est. 1992
Society Against Guns in Europe
Society for Cutaneous Ultrastructure Research / Est. 1978
Association internationale pour la prévention de vol de bateaux
Cercle européen de la courtoisie
World Health Foundation for Development and Peace / Est. 1982
International Federation for Parent Education / Est. 1964
International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses / Est. 1891
Asian Recycling Association / Est. 1978
Convention on the Law Applicable to International Sales of Goods / Est. 1955
International Commission for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency / Est. 1952
African Fund for Guarantee and Economic Cooperation / Est. 1977
European Federation of Sporting Goods Stores
Entrust / Est. 1979
International Association of Prosecutors / Est. 1995
Food not Bombs / Est. 1980
Conference of Directors of National Libraries in Asia and Oceania
Soroptimist International of the Americas / Est. 1921
World Information Clearing Centre - Peace, Arms Race, Disarmament and Other Global Problems / Est. 1986
International Bureau of Associations of Manufacturers, Wholesalers and Retailers of Jewellery, Gold and Silver Ware / Est. 1926
International Society of Friendship and Good Will / Est. 1978

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World Problems relating to War

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Religious war
War
Low-intensity conflict
Computer viruses
Combat trauma
Civil war
Environmental warfare
Economic conflict
Rape by military personnel
Socio-economic burden of militarization
Guerrilla warfare
Risk of unintentional nuclear war generated by the strategy of deterrence
Gulf War syndrome
Rival claims for conservation land
Environmental consequences of war
Inadequate protection of civilians in armed conflict
Trade in products for chemical warfare
Super-power monopoly of advanced nuclear warfare technology
Government dependence on arms manufacture
Misappropriation of cultural property
Regional tensions
Ineffective war crime prosecution
Long-term impacts of chemical and biological warfare
Persistence of a technical state of war following cease-fire agreements
Vulnerability of marine environment to catastrophic warfare damage

Action Strategies relating to War

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Using psychological warfare
Rebuilding civilian communities affected by war
Economic warfare
Giving attention to war victims
Prosecuting war crimes
Helping survivors of war
Developing mobilization plan in event of warfare
Protecting the environment during warfare
Improving health services following war
Defining transition from war to peace
Guerrilla warfare
Compensating for wartime looting
Preserving game in war zones
Fighting the good fight
Monopolizing advanced nuclear warfare technology
Increasing effectiveness of war crime prosecution
Risking unintentional nuclear war generated by developments of strategic doctrine
Using strategic warfare analysis
Engaging in environmental warfare
Limiting super-power monopoly of advanced nuclear warfare technology
Engaging in trade in chemical warfare technology
Repatriating prisoners of war
Undermining war resistance movements
Engaging in techno-economic warfare
Engaging in cultural warfare

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