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    relations, one may say war is the pivotal worldwide problem. War is described as a violent, chaotic conflict that involves two or more parties, and those parties can range from small groups of people to entire nations. The war of the Falkland Islands is one of the never ending number of conflicts the world has seen. Disputes over the ownership of three islands in the coast of Argentina caused friction between them and the United Kingdom, thus leading to a war. While not full-scale, the war was rather a violent one. When examining international politics, paradigms and theories are essential in order to understand why an event has, or is happening.…

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    Argentina was, to a large extent, mostly to blame for the start of the Falklands war. Argentina initiated attacks on the British controlled Falklands islands that caused tension to build up between the two sides. They did this in the hope that England would back down and enter into negotiations with them. This failed, the pressure that Argentina created built up and instead England responded with attacks using the navy, the two sides consequently ended up in a full-scale war. Therefore to a…

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    Section A: Plan of Investigation The question that will be answered in this essay is: To what extent did the British Empire reassert its power as a result of the Falklands War of 1982? The war, which was a decisive victory for the British over the Argentines, was its first military victory since the second world war. To determine the extent the following pieces will be included: Margaret Thatcher’s desire to promote increased military spending,, and the democratic and diplomatic outcomes of the…

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    has remained elusive despite various efforts to contain wars and conflicts. Despite the involvement of the United Nations in numerous peacekeeping missions, the anarchic nature of international system becomes evident as the international law cannot be applied uniformly in all armed conflicts. Each conflict tends to have a number of unique factors that make it difficult to achieve permanent peace. The international organizations such as the UN lack the means to control the outcomes of a war (Jett…

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    trigger happy carelessness that results in friendly casualties” (historyandheadlines.com). This stress causes soldiers to become trigger happy. Friendly fire has caused many casualties throughout history, not only in the United States, but all over the world. According to army-technology.com, “Incidents of friendly fire have increased in the modern war era. According to the US government, in both Word War Two and the Vietnam War, 15-20% of US casualties were the result of fratricide. By the…

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    outcome of two 20th century wars Essential Factual Knowledge: The role of technology had a significant role to the outcome of the two 20th century wars. The technology helped the outcome of the war, whoever had better technology and resources gained a huge advantage over the opposing nation. Spanish Civil War Nationalist used fighter planes, transport planes, and bombers from Germany for Air Force. The Nationalist had a huge advantage against the Republicans in Air Force Italy gave the…

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    Europe and the Soviets as a positive move. Moreover, as the time the United Kingdom was facing important economic difficulties, unemployment was high and the coal industry was less and less efficient. This was an opportunity to improve the economic situation of the country, and several British companies invested in this project. Another major crisis was the Falklands War launched by the Thatcher administration, which happened the same year. The Argentinians invaded the Falklands, British Islands…

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    The social movement of Madres de la Plaza de Mayo (in translation: Mothers of the Plaza the Mayo) was founded during a dark period of Argentina’s history- the so called Dirty war. The Dirty war (Spanish: Guerra Sucia), which was also known as the Process of National Reorganization (Spanish: Proceso de Reorganización Nacional or El Proceso), was a period in which suspected dissidents and subversives where persecuted by the Argentine government. It started in roughly 1974 (although some sources…

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    Water, a natural resource deemed to be a right, is fast depleting. Our planet’s fresh water reserves present an unfavorable picture, with only 1% out of 3% accessible for direct human use. This scarcity, fueled by unequal distribution amongst countries caused by geographical and political obstacles, raises the potential of “water wars”. Such concerns are exacerbated by uncontrollable population growth, pollution due to industrialization and modernization, and climate change. A new approach to…

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    a difficult time keeping up with the challenges and speed of a constantly changing security environment.” The Future Risk the U.S. faces is cyber technology is changing at a much faster pace than conventional weapon technology. The U.S. must find a way to be more flexible in developing and purchasing new technology while maintaining a secure process to keep pace with the rest of the world or fall behind and risk losing a cyber war. In conclusion, I see the global surveillance and strike (GSS)…

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