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The Syrian Armed Conflict: Nearing the End?

Posted on: 08 January 2019

Our new War Report article The Syrian Conflict: Nearing the End? provides an overview of the current situation in Syria, details the role and involvement of the various armed groups in the multiple and overlapping non-international armed conflicts that are taking place throughout the country, and maps foreign involvement of countries like the United States (US), Turkey, Iran or Russia in the international armed conflicts that are ongoing in Syria. This short publication also reviews key developments in 2018, as well as war crimes allegations, investigations and prosecutions, including the work of the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism. It will form part, along with other analysis of conflict situations, of the War Report 2018 which will be published in the first quarter of 2019.

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Philippines: A Series of Long-Lasting Non-International Armed Conflicts

Posted on: 07 January 2019

The Government of the Philippines is involved in multiple non-international armed conflicts (NIACs) in Mindanao. Our Rule of Law in Armed Conflict online portal provides a detailed analysis and legal classification of these NIACs, as well as information about parties to these conflicts and recent developments.

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Eritrea-Ethiopia: Understanding 20 Years of Armed Conflict

Posted on: 11 December 2018

The War Report article The Eritrea-Ethiopia Armed Conflict provides detailed information about the history of this conflict, the peace process and the final Algiers Agreement, the deployment of peacekeeping operations until 2008, the work and conclusions of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC) and the Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission (EECC), as well as recent developments. Written by Tadesse Kebebew, Teaching Assistant at the Geneva Academy and PhD student at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, it will form part of the War Report 2018 which will be published at the beginning of 2019.

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Crimea: Between Annexation and Reunification

Posted on: 27 November 2018

The War Report article Crimea: Between Annexation and Reunification presents an overview of the situation in Crimea, including the peninsula’s history, the 2014 annexation by Russia, the main actors involved – the Russian Federation Forces, the Ukrainian Forces and the Self-Defence Crimean Forces – and recent developments in 2018. It will form part, along with other analysis of conflict situations, of the War Report 2018 which will be published at the beginning of 2019.

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