However, the four limited wars
and countless border skirmishes between the two raise serious questions over the perceived and rhetorical superiority of the Indian Armed Forces in relation to Pakistan Armed Forces.
But the border wars which China has instigated are not total wars, but limited wars
This era continued beyond the end of the Cold War, and many suggest, progressed to a period of limited wars
characterized by nonstate actors, networked insurgencies, and new or resurgent state actors, all of which contribute to persistent conflict and challenge regional stability.
For the purposes of his theory, Bakich characterizes limited wars
as those fought at a high level of intensity for limited aims but whose outcomes "are of a considerable consequence for the states involved and for the broader international system.
These sub-conventional conflicts do not involve use of regular military force but their propensity to escalate to limited wars
can entail unpredictably high levels of violence.
Following Napoleon's disruption of the system, the Congress of Vienna restored a balance of power, bringing 100 years of relative peace to Europe with the exceptions of bilateral and limited wars
leading to German unification.
NATO in the Age of Limited Wars
" Jakub Grygiel, Senior Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis, and Wess Mitchell, President of the Center for European Policy Analysis, recently discussed NATO's role in limited wars
such as the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
America's problem since World War II is that it has chosen to fight limited wars
that had ambiguous outcomes, at best.
In OLC's view, practice and precedent indicated that the president could undertake limited wars
at his discretion.
Does war in Libya mark a final transfer of the power to declare limited wars
to the executive?
They assert that Clausewitz presents a singular conception of war, an incredible misreading of a book that seeks to grapple with the many manifestations of war, from the limited wars
of the ancien regime (book VIII) to the near-total war of the Napoleonic era to the people in arms (book VI, chapter 26).
The army should comprehensively enhance its capability to accomplish a range of military tasks, and the most important one is to win limited wars
under the conditions of IT application," Jintao said.