The armed conflict tag is for posts about interstate or intrastate violence between armed groups, the drivers of such conflicts, and interventions to reduce the frequency or severity of such conflicts.

Further reading

Garfinkel, Ben & Allan Dafoe (2019) How does the offense-defense balance scale?, Journal of Strategic Studies, vol. 42, pp. 736–763.

Wiblin, Robert & Keiran Harris (2022) Chris Blattman on the five reasons wars happen, 80,000 Hours, April 28.

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