The True Cost of ConflictBMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6986.1079a (Published 22 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1079
- Ian Doucet
Ed Michael Cranna for Saferworld Earthscan, pounds sterling14.95, pp 208 ISBN 1 85383 254 5
There are more regional conflicts and civil wars now, five years after the end of the cold war, than at any time this century. Since 1945, 22 million people have been killed in wars, and the proportion of civilian casualties has risen from 50% to 84%. If we were all aware of their full costs would there be fewer wars?
Saferworld's investigation of seven areas …