Kanji: 武. Radical: 止. Number of strokes: 8. Meaning: “ military”. Pronunciation: ブ、ムbu, mu.

Second Gulf War

The Iraq War (or Second Gulf War) was conducted in 2003 on the initiative of the United States, the United Kingdom and a few allies. It lead to the overthrow of Saddam Hussein (1937 - 2006).


La guerre d’Irak (ou troisième guerre du golfe) est conduite en 2003 à l’initiative des Etats-Unis, du Royaume-Uni et de quelques alliés. Elle mène au renversement de Saddam Hussein (1937 / 2006).

First war of the gulf

Iraq was at the origin of the war of Kuwait (or "first war of the gulf" as it was named from 2003) in 1990-1991 which resulted in the failure of its attempt against a coalition of 34 states.


L’Irak est à l’origine de la guerre du Koweit (ou "première guerre du golfe") en 1990-1991 qui se soldera par l’échec de sa tentative face à une coalition de 34 Etats.

Operation Condor & South American military dictatorships

“In 1975, six South American military dictatorships conspired to concoct a secret plan to eliminate their left-wing opponents. Not only would the intelligence services of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay trade information with each other and kidnap, disappear and kill their own domestic foes, they would also cooperate in identifying and killing exiles from partner countries who had taken refuge elsewhere. By the time Operation Condor ended in the early 1980s, as many as 60,000 people may have been killed…” (lens.blogs.nytimes.com / Larry Rohter 2014/01)

cease-fire

The cessation or suspension of hostilities in time of war which generally presupposes an agreement on the importance of carrying it beacuase of mutual benefits or because of a stronger reason likely to make it accepted by the parties.


cessez-le-feu

Arrêt ou suspension des hostilités en période de guerre supposant généralement un accord sur l’importance d’y procéder au regard des bénéfices mutuels à en retirer ou d’une urgence susceptible d’y contraindre.

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Alexander the Great

The Macedonian Alexander the Great (356BCE- 323BCE), son of Philip and Olympias, after overthrowing the Persian Darius III, established a gigantic empire that led him to India.


Le Macédonien Alexandre le Grand (356 – 323 av. J.-C.), fils de Philippe et d’Olympias, après avoir renversé le Perse Darius III, établit un gigantesque empire qui le conduit jusqu’en Inde.

cyberguerre

Toute forme de conflit militaire passant par des voies numériques destinés à prendre contrôle ou à nuire aux ressources d’une entité donnée, réduire ses capacités d’action, de fonctionnement et/ou de nuisance – Les motifs qui y conduisent peuvent être de diverse nature : idéologique et politique, économique et financier, et d’ampleur variable selon qu’elle émane de pirates, terroristes, entreprises, nations, etc. disposant de moyens plus ou moins importants pour la mener.

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International Day for the Prevention of Exploitation of the Environment in Times of War