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The Inverversion of War
The Inversion of War

Author(s): Jan Stejskal
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Přítomnost
Keywords: The changing aims and effects of war;

Summary/Abstract: The changing aims and effects of war. Europeans, who today are around fifty years old, undoubtedly view the era in which they have lived as one of unprecedented peace and stability. Politicians have worked hard to convince them of this. Many still believe that the system of two political blocs, each keeping the other in check, guaranteed them a tranquil life. Following the disintegration of the Warsaw Pact, diplomats on both sides often privately complain that their life was a lot simpler during the Cold War. Should we consider ourselves lucky?

  • Issue Year: 2003
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 11-13
  • Page Count: 3
  • Language: English