Going to war/Related Articles
From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
- War : A state of violent conflict which exists between two or more independent groups, each seeking to impose its will on the other.
- International law : The formal conduct of interactions between nation-states, both at the national level and on behalf of their citizens; generally accepted as first formalized by Hugo Grotius.
- Just war theory : The branch of ethics concerned with the basis for starting, conducting, and terminating wars
- International humanitarian law : That part of international law concerned with minimizing the human consequences of conventional and unconventional armed conflict
- Kellogg-Briand Agreement : (Kellogg-Briand Pact) An international agreement, first signed in 1928 and eventually agreed-to by a large number of the world's nations at the time, which rejected the use of war to settle disputes; it had no notable effect on world events
- International Military Tribunal (Nuremberg) : Conducted by the four major Allied powers in Europe, this proceeding tried the designated Major War Criminals of Nazi Germany, as well as determining whether certain Nazi organizations were to be considered as criminal conspiracies to which membership was a crime
- United Nations Charter : The core "rule book" for jurisdiction of the United Nations
- War Powers Resolution : 1973 U.S. law setting limits on Presidential authority to conduct hostilities without Congressional authorization
- U.S. Constitution : Document that states the fundamental constitutional law of the United States of America.
- Fred Ikle : Researcher and professor of international affairs, especially negotiation and decisionmaking; Distinguished Scholar, Center for Strategic and International Studies; subcabinet national security official in multiple Republican administrations; advisory council, The National Interest; board of advisers, American Foreign Policy Council; Board Member, Defense Forum Foundation; Board member, U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea; member Defense Policy Board; Governor, Smith Richardson Foundation; former head of the social science department of the RAND Corporation
- Every War Must End : An examination of the endstates resulting from the use of military force, and how consideration of the endstate is a key part of planning, if disaster is to be avoided
- Dan Grossman : Add brief definition or description
- Samuel Huntington : An American political scientist, futurist and sociologist (1927-2008), with numerous academic and government posts; well known for his "clash of civilizations" theories and analysis of the motivations of soldiers
- The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order : A book, by Samuel Huntington, assuming a fundamental conflict between civilizations of different cultures, and discussing grand strategy to deal with this conflict