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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
- 3279 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
- 1622 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
- 2271 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.
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
- 1972 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.
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
- 1295 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
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
- 1381 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.
Outrage at Syrian Rebel Shown 'Eating Soldier's Heart'
World  (tags: Syria, civil war, war crimes )

Stan
- 1172 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.
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
- 2158 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.
Somali Camps 'Unfit for Humans'
World  (tags: Somalia, Refugees, civil war, Anarchy )

Ben
- 2522 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"
Burma: 10,000 More Kokang Refugees Flee Into China
World  (tags: Burma, Civil war, refugees, China )

Ben
- 2528 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...
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
- 1459 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
- 1257 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.
Guatemalan Dictator EfraíN Rios Montt On Trial for Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity
World  (tags: Guatemala, civil war, , Genocide, crimes against humanity, accountability, impunity, counterinsurgency plan, "scorched earth" campaign, rape, torture, atrocities, indigenous, rural Maya, Ixil tribe )

LucyKalei
- 1646 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Accused re deaths of 1,700 indigenous people -unarmed Ixil tribe members- & campaign of rape & torture against leftist insurgents targeting rural Maya. Ruled during bloodiest period of brutal 36-yr civil war & cnterinsurgncy plan drove 29,000 more to flee
Kirkuk: A Ticking Time Bomb in Volatile North Iraq
World  (tags: conflict, Kurds, iraq, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', civil war, politics, terrorism, middle-east, news, iran, society, violence, usa, interesting, government )

Cal
- 2086 days ago - globalpost.com
Haji Mohammed Ismail, a tribal elder in Kirkuk, home to one of Iraq's biggest oilfields, is bracing for the worst once U.S. troops leave the country and Arab and Kurd face off with no one to halt the fight.
Syria Crisis: Children 'Recruited' By Armed Groups
World  (tags: Syria, civil war, children, abuse )

Stan
- 1235 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Increasing numbers of children in Syria are being recruited by armed groups on both sides of the conflict, Save the Children says in a report.
 

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