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Signs Emerge of Major Ukraine Rebel Offensive Looming

The New York Times reports on a potential new development in the conflict in eastern Ukraine: Signs emerged Friday pointing to a major offensive in eastern Ukraine by rebels fighting to break off from the rest of the country. A … Continue reading

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What’s the environmental impact of modern war?

This article from the Guardian discusses the environmental impact of war in recent times: UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has called on nations to do more to protect the environment from the devastation of war. “The environment has long been … Continue reading

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Iraq conflict: UN warns of possible Amerli ‘massacre’

The BBC reports on the situation facing residents of Amerli, a town in northern Iraq that has been under siege for the last two months: The UN has called for action to prevent what it says may be a possible … Continue reading

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World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict

This article by the Independent greatly illustrates the prevalence of internal and external conflict amongst the nations of the world at this time: With the crisis in Gaza, the rise of Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria and the international … Continue reading

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