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Israel, Palestine, Ukraine, and Iraq are not the only groups currently at war. Serious armed conflicts are happening all over the world - we just don't hear about them. Here's our complete list of the wars happening right now.


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International Relations
www.internationalrelations.com/wars-in-progress/
"Wars in Progress"

Two out of five war fatalities occurred in Syria
www.uu.se/en/media/news/article/
"Conflicts in the world last year increased by one compared to 2012, up to 33."

Zahl der kriegerischen Konflikte erneut leicht zur├╝ckgegangen
www.wiso.uni-hamburg.de/fachbereiche/sozialwissenschaften/forschung/akuf/laufende-kriege/
"Nach Untersuchungen der Hamburger Arbeitsgemeinschaft Kriegsursachenforschung (AKUF) wurden 2013 vier Kriege und bewaffnete Konflikte weniger gef├╝hrt als im Jahr zuvor."

Syria:
Middle East Security Report
www.understandingwar.org/sites/default/files/The-Free-Syrian-Army-24MAR.pdf
"The Free Syrian Army"

10,000 Bodies: Inside Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's Crackdown
online.wsj.com/articles/10-000-bodies-inside-syrian-president-bashar-al-assads-crackdown-1406315472
"Photographs of Corpses Offer Evidence of Industrial-Scale Campaign Against Political Opponents by Assad Regime, U.S. Investigators Say"

Afghanistan
The Taliban in Afghanistan
www.cfr.org/afghanistan/taliban-afghanistan/p10551
"The Taliban is a predominantly Pashtun, Islamic fundamentalist group that ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001, when a U.S.-led invasion toppled the regime for providing refuge to al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden."

Pakistan
In Its Own War on Terror, Pakistan Piles Up Heavy Losses
online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304691904579348820227129270
"Pakistan's Army Has Lost Roughly Twice as Many Soldiers in the Conflict with Taliban Fighters as the U.S."

DR Congo
A brief history of Congo's wars
www.csmonitor.com/World/Africa/Africa-Monitor/2011/1129/A-brief-history-of-Congo-s-wars
"Key to understanding Congo today is understanding the violence that has defined the country's recent history. The Enough Project gives some background."

South Sudan
Old Enmities in the Newest Nation: Behind the Fighting in South Sudan
www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/old-enmities-in-the-newest-nation-behind-the-fighting-in-south-sudan
""These are the events of war." This is how Riek Machar, the former Vice-President of South Sudan, described the violence that has claimed thousands of lives in South Sudan in the past month. "

A GUIDE TO THE NUER OF JONGLEI STATE
www.cmi.no/file/1962-Nuer.pdf

Libya
Forget The Benghazi Scandal, Libya Is Edging Towards A Civil War
thinkprogress.org/world/2014/07/10/3458773/libya-national-dialogue/
"The United Nations is evacuating dozens of staff from its mission in Libya as fighting in the North African country escalates to levels not seen since 2011..."

Watch More:
What Is ISIS and What Do They Want In Iraq?
www.youtube.com/watch


What Is Boko Haram And Why Are They Kidnapping Nigerian Girls?
www.youtube.com/watch

Why are Israel and Palestine Fighting?
www.youtube.com/watch

World at War Playlist
www.youtube.com/playlist

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