The Application of the New War Thesis to the Conflicts of Xinjiang, Kashmir, and Assam and Nagaland
Post the Cold War which ended in 1991, several scholars have argued about the change in conflicts’ nature which started to take place in the world, and they touched upon different elements involved in them. Mary Kaldor has set these differences in her book New and Old Wars: Organised Violence in the Global Era. Her new wars thesis proved to be applicable to different areas of conflicts despite that she applied it first to the conflict of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This chapter navigates the new war thesis facets which can be traced in the conflict of Xinjiang in China, Kashmir, and Assam and Nagaland in the Indian Northeast.
KeywordsNew wars Kaldor Thesis Facets Conflicts Xinjiang Kashmir Assam and Nagaland
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