Category M: Military-strategic
Phase 2 Factors

2M-01  The military balance favors "status quo" side
2M-02 The military balance favors "non-status quo" side
2M-03 Military technology of one side is significantly superior to other
2M-04 One side's military strength is growing
2M-05 One side obtains arms and ammunition left over from another conflict
2M-06 One side seeks foreign military aid to redress military balance in the area
2M-07 No foreign military aid is sought
2M-08 One side has limited control over its military forces
2M-09 "Non-status quo" side agrees to place its military forces under neutral command
2M-10 Use of military forces alienates "non-status quo" side
2M-11 One side interprets "routine" troop movements by other side as a threat
2M-12 One side possesses significant nuclear technology
2M-13 Both sides possess significant nuclear technology
2M-14 One side believed to be developing nuclear weapons capability
2M-15 Both sides believed to be developing nuclear weapons capability
2M-16 One side believed to be developing chemical or biological warfare capability
2M-17 Both sides believed to be developing chemical or biological warfare capability

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