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4th Infantry Lieutenant Colonel: How Can This Not Be Civil War?
World  (tags: Iraq, civil war, Iraq Civil war, op-ed, 4th Infantry, Baghdad )

RC
- 2577 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The writer, a lieutenant colonel in the 4th Infantry Division, operated in west Baghdad last year. Learn from a commander on the ground in Iraq!
'Nodding Disease' Confounds Experts, Kills Children
World  (tags: Nodding disease, children's diseases, malnutrition, disease control, prevention, health, environment, Africa, Uganda, children's welfare, civil war, World Health Organization, science )

Julia
- 920 days ago - google.com
Anywar is one of more than 3,000 children in northern Uganda who are suffering from a debilitating mystery ailment known as nodding disease, which has touched almost every family in the village of Tumangu...
10 Worst Riots in American History
World  (tags: American History, Civil War, Riots, Violence, Racism )

Anna
- 1568 days ago - forensiccolleges.net
American history is dotted with these explosions of violence, whether motivated by politics, racism, or just plain discontent. Here are ten of the worst.
Lebanon's Syrian Refugees: 'An Entire Generation Is Growing Up With PTSD'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, Syria, Lebanon, civil war, Refugees&Relief, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 128 days ago - globalpost.com
Refugees are everywhere on the streets of downtown Beirut. Women and children in filthy clothes beg for money on nearly every street corner.
A Libyan Leader at War With Rebels, and Reality
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', civil war, conflict, corruption, crime, death, freedoms, government, Libya, lies, middle-east, politics, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, violence )

Kit
- 1269 days ago - nytimes.com
Few of the claims by the Libyan state media lined up with the facts -- there was no decisive victory by his forces -- and the heavy firing in Tripoli on Sunday morning was never persuasively explained.
In Syria's War, Long-Repressed Minority Finds New Freedom
World  (tags: Kurds, Syria, civil war, world, politics, news, middle-east, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, government )

Cal
- 679 days ago - csmonitor.com
Keen to secure loyalty, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has granted Syria's Kurds de facto control over predominantly Kurdish areas of the country. But with the freedom, divisions have emerged.
France Poised to Join Military Fight Against Al-Qaida-Linked Rebels in Mali
World  (tags: world, violence, conflict, Mali, France, Islamist rebels, civil war, war, news, government, politics )

Cal
- 593 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
France is poised to join military action against al-Qaida-linked Islamists in the African state of Mali, President Francois Hollande said Friday
Outrage at Syrian Rebel Shown 'Eating Soldier's Heart'
World  (tags: Syria, civil war, war crimes )

Stan
- 470 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A video which appears to show a Syrian rebel taking a bite from the heart of a dead soldier has been widely condemned.
Day 1,142: Why It's Hard to Know How to Write About the Syrian Conflict
World  (tags: world, politics, society, middle-east, syria, civil war, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, humanrights, conflict, government, ethics )

Cal
- 116 days ago - globalpost.com
Civilian deaths occur daily at this point. How do you report the killings of one side without pointing out, for context, similar atrocities committed by the other?
Somali Camps 'Unfit for Humans'
World  (tags: Somalia, Refugees, civil war, Anarchy )

Ben
- 1819 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The aid agency Oxfam has decried the conditions in which hundreds of thousands of refugees from the conflict in Somalia are being forced to live. It says the overcrowded and badly managed camps in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya are "barely fit for humans"
Ugly Politicians and the Naughty World of Illicit Sex According to Tony Blair (Are You Listening, Two Jags!)
World  (tags: Tony Blair, civil war, Gordon Brown, sex, Prime Minister )

Sophie
- 1455 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Tony Blair triggered Labour civil war last night as he tried to demolish Gordon Brown's character and record as prime minister - and hand the party leadership to David Miliband.
Burma: 10,000 More Kokang Refugees Flee Into China
World  (tags: Burma, Civil war, refugees, China )

Ben
- 1825 days ago - irrawaddy.org
Another wave of 10,000 Kokang civilians fled into China on Thursday and Friday due to continued clashes between the Burmese army and ethnic militias in the Kokang region of northeastern Burma, said sources on the Sino-Burmese border...
The Quest to Save Syria's History
World  (tags: artifacts, monuments men, Syria, civil war, violence, governement culture, society, middle east, world, news )

Cal
- 21 days ago - spiegel.de
While the civil war in Syria has killed tens of thousands of people, it has also destroyed countless of the country's ancient treasures. Now a number of Syrians are trying to save what artifacts they can -- and are risking their lives to do so.
Inside Syria: Aleppo's Christians Arm Against Islamists
World  (tags: world, politics, Syria, SFA, Islamists, Christians, civil war, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, society, news, middle-east, humanrights )

Cal
- 757 days ago - globalpost.com
As foreign and local radicals rise amid the chaos of Syria's civil war, Christians are taking arms from the Assad regime.
Saudis Say Syria Death Toll May Be 90,000: Kerry
World  (tags: Syria, deaths, civil war )

Stan
- 554 days ago - dawn.com
WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday the death toll in Syria may have reached 90,000, citing figures given to him by his Saudi counterpart Prince Saud al-Faisal.
 

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