Category: War Peace

  • Pax Pacifica: Terrorism, the Pacific Hemisphere, by Johan Galtung, Daisaku Ikeda

    By Johan Galtung, Daisaku Ikeda

    Johan Galtung is the world's most effective philosopher in peace experiences. This outstanding e-book is his reaction to the occasions of Sept. 11. it's a philosophical number of essays on terror, conflict, and peace which engages with the foremost concerns and hindrances we are facing in trying to create peace world wide. Focusing particularly at the Pacific quarter, he offers a grounded overview of the historical past of the nearby energy dynamics and current customers for peace.
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  • The India-Pakistan Military Standoff: Crisis and Escalation by Z. Davis

    By Z. Davis

    Targeting the 2001-2002 problem which introduced the nuclear competitors to the threshold of struggle, this booklet explores the dynamics of strategic balance among India and Pakistan. just like the 1999 Kashmir situation and the 2008 Mumbai hindrance, the 2001 assault at the Indian Parliament set in movement occasions that just about spun uncontrolled. India’s army mobilization raised the threat of full-scale conflict and the chance that Pakistan, confronted with the defeat of its military, could lodge to nuclear guns. The participants specialize in 5 major components: the political heritage that ended in the challenge; the normal army surroundings in the course of the obstacle; the nuclear surroundings throughout the drawback; coercive international relations and de-escalation throughout the drawback; and fingers keep watch over and confidence-building measures which could aid South Asia to prevent related crises sooner or later.  
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