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Latest War_Conflict Items
Two reports on Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot urge the NHL and its teams to take a more active role in preventing violence at future finals.
There was a time, particularly during the Cold War, when the lines between the responsibilities of the State Department and the Defense Department were clearly drawn. Defense did war-fighting when diplomacy broke down, and when the fighting stopped, the diplomats took over.
The first national survey of Sri Lanka's wild elephants found more than had been estimated _ a sign the endangered species has a healthy, growing population on the Indian Ocean island.
A Libyan official says five foreign oil and gas companies have returned to Libya to resuscitate production choked off by civil war and sanctions.
With the end imminent, the status of Libya's armed forces will become a prominent topic of discussion. Following the assassination of Gen. Abdel Fattah Younes, talk grew of the future of Libya's rebel militias. National Transitional Council (NTC) Chairman Mustafa Abdel Jalil immediately called on them to disband and join the NTC army, and recently, Abdel Hakim Belhadj, the rebel commander in Tripoli, said the disparate forces would be unified.
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili accuses Russia of staging violent attacks across the administrative boundary lines (ABLs) of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Despite a cease-fire agreement that ended the 2008 Russia-Georgia war, relations are tense - and getting worse. Renewed violence could risk the "reset" in U.S.-Russian relations, undermining cooperation that is critical to preventing proliferation by Iran and in hot spots such as Afghanistan and Libya.
John Sayles' "Amigo" is a war movie that doesn't take sides - except against war itself.
Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
A militant Hamas leader whose son collaborated with Israel has been arrested in the West Bank, the Israeli military said Thursday.