Dangerous Dyads

  title={Dangerous Dyads},
  author={Stuart A. Bremer},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  pages={309 - 341}
  • S. Bremer
  • Published 1 June 1992
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Conflict Resolution
Theoretical arguments and some empirical evidence suggest that war is more likely to occur between states that are geographically proximate, approximately equal in power, major powers, allied, undemocratic, economically advanced, and highly militarized than between those that are not. Bivariate analyses of these seven factors in relation to the onset of interstate war over all pairs of states in the period from 1816 to 1965 generally support these associations. However, multivariate analyses… 

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