Q: Is a war a state of armed conflict between societies? ¶
Q: Is a war quasi-economic in that it states all modern wars are caused by competition for resources and markets between great powers? ¶
A: Yes, and claiming these wars are a natural result of the free market and class system.
Q: Are wars the prevalence of propaganda by some or all parties in the conflict? ¶
A: Yes, and increased revenues by weapons manufacturers.
Q: Is a war usually called "peace"? ¶
A: Yes, Warfare refers to the common activities and characteristics of types of war, or of wars in general.
Q: Is a war a war between forces belonging to the same nation or political entity? ¶
Q: Is a war usually the outcome of a diplomatic crisis which cannot be solved because both sides have conflicting estimates of their bargaining power? ¶
Q: Is a war the result of the would-be hegemon's persistent attempts at power acquisition? ¶
Q: Is a war often? ¶
Q: Are wars caused by expanding populations and limited resources? ¶
Q: Is a war a result of miscalculation of strength? ¶
Q: Is a war warfare by any means possible? ¶
A: Yes, and disregarding the laws of war, placing no limits on legitimate military targets, using weapons and tactics resulting in significant civilian casualties, or demanding a war effort requiring significant sacrifices by the friendly civilian population.
Q: Was a war renamed as the U.S? ¶
A: Yes, Department of Defense.
Q: Is a war caused by leaders who seek war such as Napoleon and Hitler? ¶
Q: Was a war the paranoid or projective “elaboration” of mourning? ¶
Q: Are wars partially or entirely based on economic reasons? ¶
Q: Is a war warfare that is not restricted to purely legitimate military targets? ¶
A: Yes, and can result in massive civilian or other non-combatant casualties.
Q: Was a war pioneered by Lewis Fry Richardson following World War I? ¶
A: Yes, More recent databases of wars and armed conflict have been assembled by the Correlates of War Project, Peter Brecke and the Uppsala Conflict Data Program.