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war and peace

why do people go to war?

1) defend their beliefs, freedom, lifestyle

2) gain land

3) to defend an ally

4) to stop mass murder

5) defend country

6) remove a leader/ dictator

7) to gain money/power

Weapons of mass destruction- weapons capable of killing of enormous numbers of people.

just war- a specific concept of how warfare might be justified, typically in accordance with a particular situation or scenario.

jus post bellum- suggested rules about justice after war, including peace treaties, reconstruction, war crimes and trials and war


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