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· February, 2007

Stories about War & Conflict from February, 2007

Peru: A Minister's Departure & War with Chile?

Palestine: A Lesson in History

Palestinian blogger Abu Issa takes us down memory lane to Palestine in 1948 through words, memories and photographs here.

Iran:Anti war Campaigners in London

According to Haji Kensington[Fa], on Saturday, anti war marchers in London asked British troops out of Iraq and they also asked there will be no attack against Iran.

The Balkans: Bloggers Discuss the ICJ Verdict

On Monday, after nearly ten months of deliberation, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) declared that the 1995 Srebrenica Massacre was an act of genocide, but that the pattern of...

Nepal: On funding terrorism

Madhesh Blog on funding terrorism in Nepal. “Several donor agencies who invested their time to investigate the use of their funds have found them not being used for the intended...

Nepal: Weapons and the UN

Accounting for weapons in Nepal is rather controversial. Nepali Netbook explains – “Moreover, according to Prachanda, many of their weapons were destroyed in fire and swept away by river during...

Sri Lanka: Inheriting Colombo

The Lolly DJ writes a fabulously touching piece on inheriting Colombo from a grandpa who came to Sri Lanka 65 years back.” In 1942, my grandfather, Arthur, was en-route to...

Iraq: US Allies No Longer Allies

The US allies are no longer its allies, rats are leaving the sinking ship and Canada is no longer in the flock. If you want to understand what I mean...

Egypt: BBC World Lost September 11 Tapes

Egypt-based blogger Tom Gara is confused as to how BBC World has lost tapes of its coverage of the September 11 attacks on the US. Gara reports that a BBC...

Sudan: names of genocide suspects

Black Cush does not think the release of the names of genocide suspects in Darfur will improve the situation, “I just have a feeling it is going to have the...

The Voice of Somaliland Diaspora-Ottawa writes about the foreign occupation of Somalia and “hatemonger websites”: Overall, it is clear that the foreign occupation and possible recolinization of Somalia has dawned...

Iraq: Assassination Attempt Against Abdulmahdi

Iraqi blogger Ladybird keeps us up-to-date with news surrounding the failed assassination attempt against Vice President Adel Abdulmahdi here.

Soviet History: Chechen and Ingush Deportations

J. Otto Pohl writes about the deportation of the Chechen and Ingush people from their homeland 63 years ago.

Eastern Europe: Anti-Missile Defense

Alaskan Abroad looks at the anti-missile defense program from a dual perspective: as an Alaskan and “as a sometime-resident of the Czech Republic.”

Sri Lanka: What is the LTTE trying to do?

Indi.ca on LTTE's antics. “The LTTE is well on their way to pissing off everyone on Earth. After their strategically brilliant ploy of assasinating the Indian PM, Rajiv Gandhi, they’ve...

Syria: Iraqi Refugees

Matthew Carrington visits an area inhabited by Iraqi refugees and shows us fleeting moments of their lives here.

Uganda: a preventable tragedy

Head Heeb analyzes the state of peace talks between the government of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army, “Given the volatility of the situation in the north, however, a state...

Saudi Arabia: Three French Nationals Killed

Three French nationals, some Muslim, were shot dead in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in what seems to be a militant attack, according to breaking news from Crossroads Arabia.

The Balkans: Reactions to the ICJ's Verdict

The massacre in Srebrenica was an act of genocide, declares the International Court of Justice. East Ethnia blogged while waiting for the verdict – and then provided an initial reaction...

Kazakhstan: Afghanistan Veteran

neweurasia posts a fascinatin interview with a veteran of the Soviet war in Afghanistan.

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