INTERNATIONAL CONFLICTS BETWEEN CONCEPTUAL DEBATES AND CURRENT TRENDS

OLESEA ŢARANU

Abstract


Despite the optimistic predictions in the early 1990s, the announced trust in a more peaceful future, free from frequent military clashes which have left their mark on the bipolar world order evolution, the new, post-Cold War era, has not witnessed the elimination of war from the international system, violent conflicts continue to defy international norms, deeply affecting the destinies of millions of people, causing serious consequences for the individual, local, regional and global security.
This article is based on the idea that before any intervention in the dynamics of violent conflict it is imperative that it be understood as a phenomenon and aims to develop a conceptual overflight in an attempt to identify the "fuel" that allows it to operate in order to capture the sources of conflict and the forms in which it manifests itself.

Keywords


End of Cold War, conflict, war, violence, types of conflicts, conflict sources

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