Tag: war

78 We will never surrender! Why would a country have this policy? 2018-10-24T21:39:31.297

69 Why does the US not just accept North Korea's nuclear ambitions and attempt to mend relationships? 2017-09-04T06:49:05.630

63 Is Japan still bound by the terms of its surrender in WWII? 2017-08-15T08:50:28.990

42 What happens if a country signs mutual defense treaties with several countries who later go to war with each other? 2019-10-31T12:07:00.187

42 How is Russia able to maintain the 2nd most powerful military in the world at a fraction of the cost of the US & China? 2020-02-29T00:02:40.267

41 Why are chemical weapons such a big deal? 2017-04-06T11:32:38.110

41 Why does US confirm conducting strikes such as the one that targeted Qassem Soleimani? 2020-01-06T06:56:35.603

40 Why does the U.S military use mercenaries? 2019-05-15T15:32:44.090

39 Can a country avoid prosecution for crimes against humanity by denying it happened? 2019-09-01T12:38:49.633

38 Why hasn't the U.S. government paid war reparations to any country it attacked? 2019-07-13T10:01:52.377

35 Will a nuclear country use nuclear weapons if attacked by conventional means by another nuclear country? 2019-11-04T07:55:33.400

34 What is the purpose of USA warning Russia about missile strikes in Syria? 2017-04-08T19:18:14.537

31 Why did Sweden issue the 'if crisis or war comes' pamphlet? 2018-10-25T12:27:42.057

30 Have the US or Chinese governments indicated a point at which they would invade North Korea? 2017-07-31T13:42:42.107

30 Does the German President's apology for WWII reflect the prevailing views of the people of Germany? 2019-11-11T18:52:47.167

28 Is there a way that Congress could secretly vote on approving a potential war? 2020-01-08T16:11:37.177

26 What are the historical claims to Kashmir from India and Pakistan? 2013-11-07T04:53:34.327

25 What incentives (or stated motives) did the US have to attack Syria? 2017-04-10T13:47:57.347

25 Why are the territories gained by Israel in 1967 not internationally recognized? 2020-09-13T12:07:51.073

25 Why did the US invade Iraq for weapons of mass destruction but not North Korea 2020-12-06T09:39:48.703

23 What incentive could Assad have to use chemical weapons? 2017-04-07T20:14:40.693

21 What enables ~30k ISIS fighters to compete with ~190k peshmerga, & others? 2014-09-26T22:57:46.473

21 Why doesn't PRC help install a new leadership or stage a coup to preserve DPRK -- or even take it over altogether before the US does? 2017-08-11T11:22:08.327

19 What are the differences between mercenaries and a country's armed forces? 2017-07-11T06:55:13.210

19 Why are there never-ending wars in the Middle East? 2019-10-12T14:11:35.570

17 When may the President of the United States order military action without congressional approval? 2017-04-08T18:33:56.103

16 Can the Vatican legally declare war? 2013-08-30T02:59:46.827

16 Could the President of the United States refuse to wage a war Congress declared? 2014-08-04T21:54:29.837

15 Russia attacks Ukraine. Why is world's reaction so slow? 2014-03-01T20:00:04.410

15 Why would North Korea attack the United States or a neighboring country with nuclear weapons? 2017-08-10T23:18:11.050

15 Did Marx or some other marxist say something like war benefits the rich at the expense of the poor? 2018-07-15T23:55:15.557

14 What evidence did the Bush administration have that Iraq stored WMD? 2012-12-10T17:33:12.687

14 Did the USA ever officially apologize for shooting down "Iran Air Flight 655" in 3 July of 1988? 2013-03-24T22:00:25.083

14 Is the "War on Terror" successful? How can success be determined? 2013-04-16T11:05:29.037

14 What are the aims of the (proposed) UK military action in Syria? 2015-12-02T10:13:45.017

14 Why does India want Kashmir so much? 2017-08-23T08:39:58.817

14 How much alcohol has changed hands as part of the "Whisky War"? 2017-11-05T07:43:51.600

14 Has any relevant American politician ever publicly admitted that the Gulf of Tonkin incident was a lie? 2018-05-23T08:08:39.393

14 Why are the Syria and Iraq wars viewed differently among Democrats? 2019-12-22T00:42:54.063

13 Why is there no call for Hamas to protect and reduce civilian casualties? 2014-08-01T15:13:51.403

13 Why don't Russia and Ukraine enter an official state of war? 2017-05-02T10:22:33.213

13 Is there a precedent for a country attacking another and later admitting their casus belli was false? 2018-04-19T15:47:43.890

13 Why is presidential approval needed for Congress to end a war it did not approve? 2018-12-29T12:45:33.520

13 Has a nation ever responded to a cyber attack (from a UN member state) by escalating to physical force? 2019-05-09T15:12:27.887

12 How accountable will Russia be if it emerges they have supplied the Surface-to-Air Weaponry that brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17? 2014-07-17T23:37:44.203

12 What threat does the establishment of an Islamic State by ISIS pose in the region and the world? 2014-08-07T17:42:39.520

12 Why does Russia hold hard on keeping Chechnya? 2016-09-14T11:59:24.297

11 Have the contents of the letters of last resort ever been revealed? 2020-02-26T09:44:07.100

10 Do the Naxalites enjoy popular support among the poor population? 2013-01-15T09:06:46.177

10 Separatists against National Army -> Civil War? 2015-02-17T08:37:47.973

10 Is a war likely between the U.S. and China? 2016-06-13T18:03:23.200

10 What are the upsides or advantages to the USA of intervening in Syria? 2016-10-21T18:07:39.053

10 Why haven't Ukraine and Russia declared war? 2020-06-25T07:22:39.640

9 What characterizes an act of war as "war crime?" 2014-08-01T00:46:28.780

9 Have Japan and Russia technically been at war since World War II? 2015-05-24T03:22:27.077

9 What influence has the Chilcot report had in the United States? 2016-07-10T23:13:55.520

9 Why do some countries intervene in other countries' issues, especially in the form of wars? 2017-04-21T16:37:05.217

9 Why do countries always make up a noble-sounding excuse before invading another state? 2017-06-19T10:59:26.840

8 Sino-Indian War of 1962 2013-06-26T04:38:57.810

8 Does speaking the same language reduce the likelihood of war? 2013-10-31T09:57:16.057

8 Does international regulation forbid a country to kill children in a conflict if the other part uses them as human shields? 2014-07-19T01:30:30.260

8 Was there any war Russia has ignited that was NOT explained by its "support" of a newly-created "People's Republic"? 2014-10-28T14:17:17.597

8 International law: Are ships in international waters considered the flag states territory? 2015-07-02T16:13:06.693

8 What would it take to test War Powers Resolution (practically)? 2016-08-28T23:15:56.693

8 Why did the USA support Kosovo in the war against Serbia? 2017-03-11T01:04:30.463

8 What proportion of recognised countries have their foundation through violence? 2017-12-13T11:09:53.970

8 As of June 26, 2018 is the United States at war? 2018-06-26T17:32:59.830

8 What is the position of the EU on Northern Cyprus? 2019-12-05T18:09:32.010

7 How was Japan's involvement in the Korean war reconciled with Article 9 of the constitution? 2014-10-16T11:33:38.540

7 Have the terrorists ever traded hostages for land? 2015-08-05T17:36:18.060

7 How come ISIS does not attack China or Japan or other Asian countries? 2016-03-27T15:07:16.267

6 Can a Turkish involvement on a military strike on Syria trigger the NATO mutual defense clause? 2013-08-31T14:25:30.547

6 Was the 2003 Iraq War an undeclared war to circumvent the Geneva Conventions? 2014-03-01T22:35:36.443

6 Sanctions for Russian military action in Ukraine stopping preparation for G8. Is it important for Russia? 2014-03-02T15:38:48.087

6 Why has Japan been largely pacifist since WWII? 2014-10-03T15:34:19.737

6 Is an act of piracy by a navy an act of war/aggression? 2015-07-01T15:43:58.007

6 How does the US justify its drone attacks? 2015-07-07T06:56:35.707

6 Why do some claim that the Oslo agreements between Israel and the Palestinians have failed? 2015-07-20T09:30:50.017

6 Is the US still at war with North Korea although it donates aid? 2016-03-14T02:10:25.870

6 Didn't the USA need to declare war before launching the missiles on April 6th 2017? 2017-04-07T11:54:52.237

6 If a country is annexed, what happens to the citizenship of expats? 2018-01-07T18:52:02.777

6 For what reasons does India not provide proof that it attacked terrorists on Pakistani soil? 2019-02-26T16:46:42.233

6 What is the benefit of engaging in war to the incumbent president/party? 2020-01-03T22:53:30.530

6 Who has the power to surrender in a war in the US? 2020-08-08T02:09:56.820

5 What triggered the war in Iraq? 2013-06-18T21:41:13.130

5 Is Japan allowed to shoot drones in Japanese airspace under international law? 2013-10-27T03:39:56.117

5 Why require a stable home country for release from Guantanamo Bay? 2014-10-21T14:10:42.917

5 What is ISIS fighting for? 2015-09-17T23:09:44.377

5 Does the president get the final say on a declaration of war like he does with normal bills? 2017-03-28T16:39:36.730

5 Have Syrian rebels ever used chemical weapons? 2017-04-17T18:33:33.483

5 Are car bombs considered a conventional weapon under international law? 2017-04-20T02:54:17.657

5 Does Russia need to treat the captured Ukranian sailors as POWs? 2018-11-28T12:20:12.717

5 Does cyber warfare have rules similar to those existing for classic warfare? 2019-05-29T12:26:25.500

5 Why is Turkey attacking the Kurds in Syria? 2019-10-10T14:36:17.233

5 Is Mexico winning its war on drug cartels? (2019) 2019-11-14T14:24:47.320

4 Was the war in Iraq legal according to the US law? 2012-12-06T11:00:41.613

4 Is preemptive war illegal or just politically untenable? 2012-12-19T18:48:43.403

4 What is the political motivation that makes US never invade Canada? 2014-07-10T18:45:25.123

4 What can the rest of the World do to stop Israel-Palestine war? 2014-07-26T20:23:52.893