Significant Ongoing Armed Conflicts, 2007
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
|Main warring parties||Year |
|U.S. and UK vs. Iraq||2003|
|Israel vs. Palestinians||1948|
|Afghanistan: U.S., UK, and Coalition Forces vs. al-Qaeda and Taliban||2001|
|India vs. Kashmiri separatist groups/Pakistan||1948|
|India vs. Assam insurgents (various)||1979|
|Indonesia vs. Papua (Irian Jaya) separatists||1969|
|Philippines vs. Mindanaoan separatists |
|Sri Lanka vs. Tamil Eelan2||1978|
|Algeria vs. Armed Islamic Group (GIA)||1991|
|Côte d'Ivoire vs. rebels||2002|
|Democratic Republic of Congo and allies vs. Rwanda, Uganda, and indigenous rebels||1997|
|Somalia vs. rival clans and Islamist groups||1991|
|Sudan vs. Darfur rebel groups||2003|
|Uganda vs. Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)||1986|
|Russia vs. Chechen separatists||1994|
|Colombia vs. National Liberation Army (ELN)||1978|
|Colombia vs. Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)||1978|
|Colombia vs. Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC)||1990|
NOTE: As of Dec. 2007.
1. Where multiple parties and long-standing but sporadic conflict are concerned, date of first combat deaths is given.
2. 2002 cease-fire collapsed in 2006.
Sources: Project Ploughshares, www.ploughshares.ca , and news sources.
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