A person’s acceptance of war and support for defense spending is most consistently influenced by his/her beliefs, values, and life experience.
In Southeast Asia, intervention by great powers (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council) lowers the success rate of Preventive Diplomacy.
People assume the use of military force is the last resort. When aware of nonviolent alternatives to war, people believe
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In Iraq, areas with cell phone coverage are less violent because of the ease of pro-government informants to provide information on insurgents.
U.S. militarism lead to the creation of police SWAT teams that disproportionally affect minority communities through racial profiling and over-policing.
Nonviolent conflict escalation is achieved quantitatively or through innovation, dilemma creation, provocation, and persistence.
By highlighting civilian casualties and breaches of international law, international organizations can influence U.S. public opinion on drone policy.
Deployment of troops and weapons exports to another country increases the chance of attacks from terror organizations from that country.
Democratic regimes that experience nonviolent resistance during the government transition phase survive longer than regimes without nonviolent resistance.