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Recently Suspended Armed Conflicts

The following wars and armed conflicts have ended. Note that this list contains significant conflicts only. Information valid through 2010.

Main warring parties Years of
Indonesia vs. Papua (Irian Jaya) separatists 1969–2005
Indonesia vs. East Timor 1975–2000
Angola vs. UNITA 1975–2002
Indonesia vs. Aceh separatists 1976–2005
Indonesia vs. Christians and Muslims in Molucca Islands 1977–2006
Sri Lanka vs. Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) 1983–2010
Uganda vs. Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) 1987–2010
Burundi vs. Forces Nationales de Libération (FNL) 1988–2010
Sierra Leone vs. RUF 1991–2002
Tajikistan vs. United Tajik Opposition (UTO) 1992–2000
Angola vs. Cabinda 1994–2006
Taliban vs. Northern Alliance 1995–2001
Nepal vs. Maoist rebels 1995–2006
Nepal vs. Maoists 1996–2010
Democratic Republic of Congo and allies vs. Rwanda, Uganda, and indigenous rebels 1997–2001
Ethiopia vs. Eritrea 1998–2000
Chad vs. Muslim separatists (MDJT) 1998–2002
Solomon Islands vs. Malaitan Eagle Force and Isatabu Freedom Movement 1998–2003
Serbia and Montenegro vs. Kosovo 1998–2006
Liberia vs. LURD rebels 2000–2003
Fiji vs. insurgents 2000
Cote d'Ivoire vs. militias 2002–2008
Haiti vs. rebel groups 2004–2008
Israel vs. Lebanon 2006
Sources: Project Ploughshares, www.ploughshares.ca, and news sources.

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