The cause of World War I can be significantly attributed to the roles of Germany and Austria-Hungary, and a rash disregard for peaceful multilateral solutions in response to an overall climate of imperialism that defined international relations at the time.
The rapidly increasing power of the military especially in Germany was certainly a factor that made war a much more apparent solution to diplomatic
World War II permanently reshaped world geography and politics for decades to come. It would end European militarism, pave the way for the invention of the atomic bomb, and the birth of the two postwar superpowers – the United States and the Soviet Union. In the same manner that geopolitical tensions caused by