Demilitarisation

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Demilitarisation or demilitarization may mean the lowering of state armed forces. It is the opposite of militarisation.[1] For instance, the demilitarisation of Northern Ireland caused a lowring British security and military weapons.[2] Demilitarisation in this sense is usually the result of a peace treaty ending a war or a major conflict.

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  1. Frauke Lachenmann; Rüdiger Wolfrum (2017). The Law of Armed Conflict and the Use of Force: The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law. Oxford University Press. pp. 327–. ISBN 978-0-19-878462-3.
  2. Spencer, Graham (2008). The State of Loyalism in Northern Ireland. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 148. ISBN 9781349542246.