You will prepare and submit a term paper on Mary Kaldor’s New and Old Wars. Your paper should be a minimum of 2250 words in length. Scholars are capable to get concrete evidence when they study the above-named book. further will be fed with vital information concerning history and terrorism (Kaldor 200).
According to the book, it is evident that there was some difference in the war that took place during post-war II and the previous wars. this is because there are certain multiples issues that have changed. For instance, the following aspects have greatly changed, players, rules and methods and also have greatly changed the initial aspects of war. It is pertinent to note that in the case of the old wars, the main target is the uniformed armies who combat each other.
The war according to the book, has several influences on a nation for instance, the act can heighten the nationalism on integrity and enabling the state to further tax. On the other hand, the new wars involve is witnessed by the impact of the globalization on warfares. Several features heighten and indicate the phenomenon of “new war”. Currently, new wars are staged on the claiming identity, and not necessarily the territory. Terror tactics and guerrilla, and the international crime impacts and division of the ethnic perpetual just to mention but a few.
The article here argues that more emphasis is necessary to strengthen the revolution of French with the aim of war gestation in the nineteenth century. Further, the article acknowledges the fact that the Russian wars act in nineteenth-century is an exaggeration since there were many terrorist movements that had little connections to Russia. Finally, the article articulates that connections between political nihilism and terrorism are in exaggeration and that nihilist drives very few war movements.
It is pertinent to note the new and new war is a recent phenomenon even though the term has been long in the mind of the individuals.