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    Default Wars 'Less Frequent, Less Deadly'

    Warfare Wanes and Terrorism Rises, New Study Says - Reuters

    Wars 'Less Frequent, Less Deadly' - BBC

    "Armed conflicts have dropped 40 percent since the end of the Cold War and those that persist are killing far fewer people, says a three-year study that attempts to debunk current myths about war and peace."

    "But even if genocide and human rights abuses are receding, 'high-casualty' attacks by terrorists are not, according to the Human Security Report prepared at Canada's University of British Columbia in Vancouver."

    Here is a link to the UBC press release on the study - Study Shows Evidence of Major Declines in Political Violence Worldwide
    Last edited by DDilegge; 10-18-2005 at 06:01 AM.


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