Prehistoric Massacre is Earliest Evidence of Organized Warfare

Archaeologists have found the oldest evidence yet of organized conflict, which they say is a precursor to modern warfare.

Historians don’t agree on when humans first started waging real, organized warfare against each other. One school of thought says that war is a product of agriculture, with its stored resources and new ideas about ownership, but others argue that the capacity for war is buried much deeper in our evolutionary history.

Now, the 10,000-year-old victims of a prehistoric

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