-University of Oslo: This is how today's wars resemble the medieval wars in Nordic areas
There are many ways in which to understand the new wars of today. One way is to look at the wars that took place in medieval times.
Most wars since 1989 have not been fought between states. The divisions associated with classical types of warfare - between soldiers and civilians, soldiers and criminals, war and peace - are not that clear anymore. Such as the present situation in Afghanistan.
In recent years, there has been a major international discussion among political scientists a...