Putting Military Intervention into the Democratic Peace

  title={Putting Military Intervention into the Democratic Peace},
  author={Charles W. Kegley and M. Hermann},
  journal={Comparative Political Studies},
  pages={107 - 78}
Although many empirical investigations have demonstrated that democracies almost never wage war against one another, there remains some doubt whether this empirical law applies to other kinds of armed conflict. The present research note combines two streams of evidence that speak to this question. Looking cross-nationally at the incidence of overt military intervention between 1974 and 1991, an inventory of 225 discrete cases is produced with the distributions disaggregated by regime type… Expand
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