Small wars written summary module 70
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|In such an environment, warfare is no longer purely directed against the military potential of adversarial states. It is rather directed at infiltrating all areas of their societies and tho threaten their existences. The comparatively easy access to weapons of mass destruction, in particular relatively low cost biological agents, is of key concern. Both governmental and non governmental actors prefer to use force in a way that can be characterized as “unconventional ” or also as “small wars”. War waged according to conventions is an interstate phenomenon. The “small war” is the archetype of war, in which the protagonists of the acknowledge no rules and permanently try to violate what conventions do exist. The protagonists of the “small war” observe neither International standards nor arms control agreements. They make use of territories where they do not have to fear any sanctions because there is no functioning state to assume charge of such sanction or because the state in question is too weak to impose such sanction. This type of war does not provide for any warning time. It challenges not only the external security of the nation states and international community, but also their internal safety.|
Unlike the interstate warfare, small wars permeate all areas of societies and are featured with no rules and violations by protagonists who would violate existing conventions including international standards or arms control agreement, which will eventually challenge their own security internally and externally.