Wars for Resources 

Wars fought for oil, natural gas, minerals, or energy resources.


 Wars for Resources 

Wars fought for defense, resistance, preservation, self-protection, and the protection of other nations.  


 Wars for Resources 

Wars fought for land territory, statehood, sovereignty, or colonization. 


 Wars for Retaliation 

Wars fought for vindication, recrimination, or counterattack for retribution. Also known as Massive Retaliation 


 Wars for Regime 

Wars fought over extremism, fundamentalism, dictatorships, and tyranny for control and power.


There have been global wars, oil wars, civil wars, cultural wars, human rights wars, and holy wars. History has shown humans will fight for resources, for the threat of death, losing the ones they love, being disrespected, and for their beliefs or values. People will do the absolute worst to protect the things they need the most. They will fight for what they need. Every fight and every war can be placed within five categories.***what does this. mean--> Just wars. Land wars. Some examples include:  Feels like we needs to list more***Chaco War between Bolivia and Paraguay (1932-1935), World War II (1939-1945), the Falklands War (1982), the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988), Iraq's invasion of Kuwait (1990), and the U.S. invasion of Iraq (2003), to name a few.


The Cost