Some articles on war, war theory:
... Another possible system for categorizing different schools of thought on war can be found in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (see external links, below), based on ethics ... The SEP describes three major divisions in the ethics of war the Realist, the Pacifist, and the Just War Theory ... Hence, a state's purposes in war is simply to preserve its national interest ...
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