TITLE

Democracy and peace: an over-emphasized relationship

AUTHOR(S)
Abanes, Menandro S.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Peace & Conflict Monitor;Aug2008, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on the impact of a rising number of democracies worldwide on international security and peace. Particular focus is given to the U.S. war on terrorism based in Afghanistan and Iraq. The author suggests that democracy is not an effective means of spreading peace and that the expansion of democracy is not an appropriate reason to begin a war.
ACCESSION #
34253981

 

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