Why Wars Widen: A Theory of Predation and Balancing

Synopsis

Stacy Bergstrom Haldi explains how wars are most likely to escalate when the effects of warfare are limited. The author demonstrates that total wars during the modern era were very violent and were far less likely to spread, yet the cost of warfare is falling making future conflicts more likely to spread.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2003