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10 Conflicts to Watch in 2018

The world being so interconnected, any conflict in any part of the world has massive repercussion.

The most ominous threats in 2018 — nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula and a spiraling confrontation pitting the United States and its allies against Iran — could both be aggravated by Trump’s actions, inactions, and idiosyncrasies.

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Politics

Nuclear War Imminent Between US and North Korea

Although the US and North Korea have agreed in principle to meet in May, there is a long way to go before it happens. Analysts all know that the DPRK will not surrender their nuclear weapons. 80 more words

Geo-political

The Final Show

I will take a deckchair
up on top of the hill
with a good supply of
Pringles and Pepsi
from there I will watch
the final show…

Poetry

Norman Finkelstein Talks About Hezbollah And Resistance To Israel

In this clip, Norman Finkelstein tackles the position of Hezbollah in relation to the regime of Israel. He paints a gloomy picture of what the future holds for Lebanon, as he states his belief that Israel will again attack Hezbollah in an effort to wipe out any and all resistance to Zionism leading to the effective slavery of the Arab world. 83 more words

Palestine

Water: Driver of Global Conflict in the 21st Century?

As much as oil shaped the global geopolitics of the twentieth century, water has the power to reorder international relations in the twenty-first century.

History tends to teach us that the past predicts the future: as few wars have been fought over water in the past, it is highly unlikely that humanity will start engaging in water conflicts now. 767 more words

Fun Facts

  • The country with the largest number of WWII causalities was Russia, with over 21 million.
  • For every five German soldiers who died in WWII, four of them died on the Eastern Front.
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Global Conflict

Isn't There Enough WWII Information on the Internet?

While it is true WWII is one of the most widely covered events in the history of mankind, my experiences have taught me that there is always something new to learn about the war. 48 more words

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