Measures taken to keep low-level or long-festering disputes from escalating into violence, or to limit the spread of violence.
A term that typically refers to nuclear, biological, or chemical weapons.
The use of violence to attract attention to a political cause, encourage others to join in, or intimidate opponents.
The long-term process of addressing root causes, reconciling differences, normalizing relations, and building institutions.
Large-scale and deliberate attacks on civilians, typically targeted because of their identification as members of a group.