Yes it can, if we are to stay on-topic with the word "deliberate". Previously addressed, and worth repeating: The last sentence should actually be more forceful and expansive: on one side Serbia, Russia, France and the UK did NOT want war in 1914, whereas Austria and Germany DID want war in 1914, and took DELIBERATE action to make it happen. I have noticed a trend in internet debate whereby something may be described as its exact opposite, as in a deliberately sought outcome transmogrified into an unintended consequence. That is part of a broader trend whereby all distinctions are ignored in favor of a specious all-things-are-really-just-equal or-the-same homogenization. Sadly, these tactics are becoming the norm in American public discourse, from right-wing politicians (see Eric Cantor's ludicrous holiday weekend press release misidentifying business ownership with Labor) to left-wing academics (see Physicist Lawrence Krauss's tortured efforts to concoct a Universe "out of nothing"). It will take a bigger player than me to stem the tide of these sophistries. But I can still enjoy myself with accepting an occasional opportunity to combat them, such as that offered by OP.