war and peace

Laws stating acceptable practices while engaged in war, such as the Geneva convention.
Jus in bello
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A set of criteria to be consulted before engaging in war, in order to determine whether entering into war is justifiable
Jus ad bellum
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The doctrine that violence is unjustifiable; opposition to war or violence as a means of settling disputes
Pacifism
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Weapons capable of killing of enormous numbers of people.
Weapons of mass destruction
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A specific concept of how warfare might be justified, typically in accordance with a particular situation or scenario
Just war
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Suggested rules about justice after a war, including peace treaties, reconstruction, war crimes trials and war reparations
Jus post bellum
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To struggle in the way of Islam
Jihad
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A person who refuses to fight in a war/serve in the armed forces on the ground of conscience.
Conscientious objector
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A war caused by religious differences
Holy War
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The belief that a country should maintain a strong military capability and be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests
Militarism
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A set of criteria to be consulted before engaging in war, in order to determine whether entering into war is justifiable

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Jus ad bellum

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The doctrine that violence is unjustifiable; opposition to war or violence as a means of settling disputes

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Weapons capable of killing of enormous numbers of people.

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A specific concept of how warfare might be justified, typically in accordance with a particular situation or scenario

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