|State of Violence||Intensity Group||Level of Intensity||Name of Intensity||Definition|
|non-violent||low||1||Latent Conflict||A positional difference over definable values of national meaning is considered to be a latent conflict if respective demands are ar ticulated by one of the parties and perceived by the other as such.|
|non-violent||low||2||Manifest Conflict||A manifest conflict includes the use of measures that are located in the preliminary stage to violent force. This includes for example verbal pressure, threatening explicitly with violence, or the imposition of economic sanctions.|
|violent||medium||3||Crisis||A crisis is a tense situation in which at least one of the par ties uses violent force in sporadic incidents.|
|violent||high||4||Severe Crisis||A conflict is considered to be a severe crisis if violent force is repeatedly used in an organized way.|
|violent||high||5||War||A war is a type of violent conflict in which violent force is used with a certain continuity in an organized and systematic way. The conflict parties exercise extensive measures, depending on the situation. The extent of destruction is massive and of long duration.|
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