Armed Conflict, 1989-2002

  title={Armed Conflict, 1989-2002},
  author={Mikael Eriksson and Peter Wallensteen and Margareta Sollenberg},
  journal={Journal of Peace Research},
  pages={593 - 607}
A total of 226 armed conflicts have been recorded for the years 1946-2002. Of these, 116 were active in the period 1989-2002, including 31 in 2002. There were five wars in 2002. Both numbers were the lowest for this period. Seven interstate-armed conflicts were recorded 1989-2002, of which one was still active in 2002. In 2002, a larger proportion of complex major armed conflicts were resolved, compared with new and minor armed conflicts. Although the data on armed conflict presented here… 

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