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Justice News
Saturday, 15 May 2004 08:04

Most people are surprised at the number of wars (active military conflicts) currently going o­n around the globe. 

Current Conflicts (major wars in bold)

AlgeriaInsurgency1992 -->
AngolaCabinda1975 -->
BurmaInsurgency1950 -->
BurundiCivil Conflict1993 -->
ChinaSpratly Islands 1988 -->
ColombiaInsurgencies1970s -->
Congo (Zaire) Congo War1998-->
Georgia Civil War1991-->
IndiaAssam1985 -->
IndiaKashmir1970s -->
IndiaNaxalite Uprising1967 -->
Indonesia Aceh1986 -->
Indonesia Kalimantan1983 -->
IndonesiaMaluku1999-2002
Indonesia Papua / West Irian1963 -->
IsraelAl-Aqsa Intifada2000 -->
Ivory CoastCivil War2002 -->
KoreaKorean War1953 -->
LiberiaCivil War1999 -->
MoldovaTransdniester1991-->
NamibiaCaprivi Strip1966-->
NepalMaoist Insurgency1996 -->
NigeriaCivil Disturbances1997 -
PeruShining Path1970s -->
PhilippinesMoro Uprising1970s-->
RussiaChechen Uprising1992 -->
SomaliaCivil War1991-->
SpainBasque Uprising1970s -->
Sri LankaTamil Uprising1980s -->
SudanSecond Civil War1983 -->
ThailandIslamic Insurgency2001 -->
UgandaCivil Conflict1980 -->
United StatesAfghanistan1980 -->
United StatesDjibouti2001 -->
United StatesIraq1990 -->
United StatesPhilippines1898 -->

For a total of 15 major wars and at least 20 "minor" armed conflicts.

(Source: www.globalsecurity.org )
Last Updated on Saturday, 15 May 2004 08:04
 

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