A term paper is a research paper written by students over an academic term , accounting for a large part of a grade. Merriam-Webster defines it as "a major written assignment in a school or college course representative of a student's achievement during a term". It is a written original work discussing a topic in detail, usually several typed pages in length, and is often due at the end of a semester. There is much overlap between the terms: research paper and term paper.
War , in the popular sense, a conflict between political groups involving hostilities of considerable duration and magnitude. In the usage of social science , certain qualifications are added. Sociologists usually apply the term to such conflicts only if they are initiated and conducted in accordance with socially recognized forms. They treat war as an institution recognized in custom or in law. Military writers usually confine the term to hostilities in which the contending groups are sufficiently equal in power to render the outcome uncertain for a time. Armed conflicts of powerful states with isolated and powerless peoples are usually called pacifications, military expeditions, or explorations; with small states, they are called interventions or reprisals; and with internal groups, rebellions or insurrections.
Both of these documents effectively made China the key objective in strengthening U. More than that, the detailed contents of the White Paper are a direct response to the official U. The new Chinese White Paper touches on every key point in the versions of these two U. The White Paper summarizes the overall character of United States defense efforts by declaring that,. International strategic competition is on the rise.
Last Updated: April 8, References Approved. This article was co-authored by Matthew Snipp, PhD. Matthew Snipp is the Burnet C. He has been a Research Fellow at the U.