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What is the point of war?
Wars are fought for survival, or to prevent one group from being subjugated by another. In the age of empires, wars were fought to increase the power or wealth of one nation at the expense of others. They are also fought over differences in culture, religion, and ideology.
What war is happening now 2020?
Wars (1,000–9,999 combat-related deaths in current or past year)Start of conflictConflictFatalities in agorno-Karabakh conflict 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war4,392+1991Somali Civil War Current phase2,7591999Ituri conflict1,5602002Insurgency in the Maghreb (2002–present)5,84510
What country never had a war?
Sweden and Switzerland are, independent of each other, famed for their armed neutralities, which they maintained throughout both World War I and World War II. The Swiss and the Swedes each have a long history of neutrality: they have not been in a state of war internationally since 18, respectively.
How many countries is America at war with?
That’s a lot of wars. According to Kelly and Laycock’s book, the United States has invaded or fought in 84 of the 193 countries recognized by the United Nations and has been militarily involved with 191 of 193 – a staggering 98 percent.