War and Conflict


War and Conflict


Then said he unto them, Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom:
(Luke 21:10)

The Bible declares that in the last days there will be a proliferation of war and strife.  Nations will be unable to reach lasting peaceable agreements with one another leading to outbreaks of war and vast bloodshed.


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6/4/2019 2:15:03 PM
In a city of ever-shifting front lines, Libyans confront their worst fighting in years
The Washington Post

But minutes after Hami left, a rocket slammed into the neighbor’s house. He rushed back, he said, to find “blood everywhere.” His mother was face down, her back riddled with shrapnel. “The other old lady was torn into pieces,” recalled Hami, 36. For nearly two months, this besieged North African capital of more than 1 million people has been ensnared in its worst episode of violence since the toppling of Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi almost eight years ago. The forces of renegade commander Khalifa Hifter have reached the city’s southern edges and are battling a constellation of militias a...

6/4/2019 9:11:21 AM
The looming 100-year US-China conflict
Financial Times

The disappearance of the Soviet Union left a big hole. The “war on terror” was an inadequate replacement. But China ticks all boxes. For the US, it can be the ideological, military and economic enemy many need. Here at last is a worthwhile opponent. That was the main conclusion I drew from this year’s Bilderberg meetings. Across-the-board rivalry with China is becoming an organising principle of US economic, foreign and security policies. Whether it is Donald Trump’s organising principle is less important. The US president has the gut instincts of a nationalist and protectionist. Others pro...

6/4/2019 5:00:01 AM
How U.S.-Iran Tensions Could Disrupt Iraq's Fragile Peace
Lawfare

The U.S. must grasp the magnitude of the crisis Iraq could face if a clash with Iran draws in Iran's proxies.

6/4/2019 3:39:16 AM
What's the end game in an armed conflict with Iran?
Military Times

Digging deeper into the current tensions, a number of experts interviewed by Military Times noted that the likelihood of war with Iran is small but current buildup ...

5/2/2019 8:39:06 AM
Will US go to war with China to defend Taiwan? | Opinion
Asia Times

Only a minority of Americans would favor US soldiers fighting on the island, but a decision to not to intervene in a conflict would represent a dramatic shift in ...

4/30/2019 2:51:52 PM
U.S. spreads war threat, expands military base in Sicily
Workers World

The author is an Italian peace researcher and award-winning journalist. The original article was first published under the title “Da Sigonella in poi” in Mosaico di ...

4/30/2019 7:21:50 AM
Yemen war dead could hit 233,000 by 2020 in what UN calls ‘humanity’s greatest preventable disaster’
The Independent

The death toll from a devastating war in Yemen could soar to nearly a quarter of a million by the end of 2019, the United Nations (UN) has warned, calling the ...

4/25/2019 10:40:51 AM
Govt urged to use new tools to counter hybrid war
Pakistan Today

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari on Thursday urged the federal government to counter hybrid warfare of western world with new tools ...

4/11/2019 4:12:25 AM
Alarming tensions in the Middle East
Hurriyet Daily News

We are heading to the 2020's amid politics of escalation in the Middle East, which has been a global war zone for the last 100 years. At the center of this ...

4/1/2019 4:23:35 AM
'Short of War': No Peace in the South China Sea
RUSI Analysis

The South China Sea remains one of the tensest hotspots in the Asia-Pacific region, with growing potential to erupt into a conflict with global implications.

3/12/2019 4:28:00 AM
Syria war: Bashar Assad is standing strong after 8 years of deadly conflict; how did we get here?
CBS News

Protesters gathered on Sunday in the southern Syrian city of Daraa to protest the construction of a statue of President Bashar Assad's father and predecessor, ...

3/12/2019 2:34:00 AM
US, China must avoid a dangerous new cold war
Nikkei Asian Review

Over the past year, China's foreign policymakers have been scrambling to cope with growing friction with the U.S. How is it that.

3/12/2019 1:30:00 AM
Bonnie Kristian: America's costly and futile war in Afghanistan drags on
The Daily World

The war is still a costly and futile project that does nothing to serve U.S. interests or move Afghanistan meaningfully toward political reconciliation or peace.

3/7/2019 7:15:01 AM
Will war between Israel and Hamas break out before elections? - analysis
The Jerusalem Post

A continued deterioration of Gaza's civilian infrastructure will continue to put pressure on Hamas, which could lead to another violent clash with Israel.

3/7/2019 6:08:57 AM
How to stop all the wars in Africa
gulfnews.com

The pledge by African leaders attending the 32nd African Union summit in Addis Ababa to “silence all guns in the continent by 2020” is a very ambitious goal, yet ...

2/26/2019 11:52:30 AM
1 in 5 Children Live in a War Zone
The Nation

And that number has only risen in the past few years.

2/26/2019 3:23:00 AM
Death Toll Up To 13,000 In Ukraine Conflict, Says UN Rights Office
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Some 13000 people have been killed, a quarter of them civilians, and as many as 30000 wounded in the war in eastern Ukraine since it broke out in April 2014, ...

2/6/2019 3:05:38 PM
'Erdogan has No Intention of Finding a Peaceful Solution to the Kurdish Conflict'
The Citizen

US President Donald Trump's sudden announcement that US troops would be withdrawn from Syria signals further acrimony towards the Kurdish minority. In the ...

2/6/2019 8:00:00 AM
Can the US and China avoid a war?
NEWSREP

The world is changing. For many of us, our lives have been dominated by the bipolar rigid competition of the Cold War and the global growth and stability.

1/28/2019 5:41:08 AM
Venezuela crisis could trap US into 'Cold War' style posture, says economist
CNBC

Russia and China are supporting Venezuela's Maduro-led government while Western allies back change.

1/28/2019 5:13:41 AM
UN urges Yemen fighters to pull out of port amid famine fears
The Irish Times

'There is a political will demonstrated by all parties to put an end to this conflict'

1/28/2019 4:23:00 AM
Hamas wants a 'slow escalation' of violence, but no war in Gaza: report
i24NEWS

The Hamas leadership wants a slow escalation in the confrontation with Israel prior to the April 9th Israeli elections, Israeli media reported on Sunday. According ...

1/17/2019 12:41:45 PM
Russia Ukraine conflict: Kremlin official warns Ukraine could lose its statehood
NEWS.com.au

Russia has warned Ukraine could lose its statehood.

1/17/2019 11:47:36 AM
Trump still poised for a drawdown in Afghanistan after the deadliest year for US troops since 2014
Military Times

The Trump administration has been contemplating a massive change in the U.S. commitment to Afghanistan, as the war there enters a new year.

1/17/2019 5:07:39 AM
Northern War? The Conflict That May Force Israel to Invade Iran
CBN News

The nation of Israel must be ready to confront Iran directly and invade the Islamic Republic to stop it from forcing its way into Syria. That recommendation comes ...





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