TITLE

The End of War?

AUTHOR(S)
Easterbrook, Gregg
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;5/30/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 20, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the fact that war has entered a cycle of decline in the past 15 years. Compilation of data on the frequency and death toll of twentieth century combat by Monty Marshall, research director at the Center for Global Policy at George Mason University, and Ted Robert Gurr, professor of government at the University of Maryland; Study showing that combat increased between the 1960s and 80s, but began a steady decline in 1991; Increase in factors that reduce armed conflict, including economic prosperity, free elections, stable central governments, better communication, more "peacemaking institutions" and increased international engagement.
ACCESSION #
17127442

 

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