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Wars beyond the New Wars? – When New Wars theory and the case of CAR and DRC

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The fact that ‘new wars’ are not new is not the interesting question in the debate and understanding of contemporary wars and warfare. The relevant and interesting question often raised in academic literature on the concept of new wars is to what extent the new wars theory offers new and better tools for understanding wars and conflicts. This article will critically asses the ‘new wars’ concept and try to apply it to the conflicts in CAR and DRC to test its explanatory power. Does the new wars theory actually provide new and useful tools for understanding conflicts and wars?
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