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Are there any exceptions to the rule of always having a justification for going to war? Did not having an ostensible reason (proschema) for war up one’s sleeve ever result in any consequences? Could these have been avoided by fabricating one? If other states could see the actual reasons (prophasis) behind the casus belli and could attempt an intervention regardless, why not just openly follow the “might makes right” principle (as it seemed to be the general consensus anyways until rather recently)? Cheers in advance! P.S. No CB is best CB (?)

closed as too broad by Giter, Alex, Brasidas, Lars Bosteen, sds Feb 11 at 17:31

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