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WAR IN THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION
WAR IN THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION

Author(s): Mihai Crăciun
Subject(s): Military history, International relations/trade, Security and defense, Military policy, Globalization, Peace and Conflict Studies
Published by: ”Carol I” National Defence University Publishing House
Keywords: War; Globalization;

Summary/Abstract: Everyone knows how the Second World War was fought, what military techniques were used, what strategies were implemented, etc. For sixty years, since the war ended, the technical means to wage war have greatly improved, new strategies were developed, the “great armies”(numerically speaking) disappeared, more efficient ways of mobilization and demobilization were elaborated, even the pretexts used for starting a war evolved. The most important pretext of war in the 21st century is international terrorism. Under this threat’s “umbrella”, the major world powers hold the right to intervene military in any country on the planet, ensuring, among other things, their access to strategic energy resources, which represent the economic engine of the beginning of this century and millennium. Even if the world is in full globalization process, it doesn’t mean that military confrontations between countries will cease to exist.

  • Issue Year: 2007
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 68-71
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: English