Conflict Zones http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/18772/all en Inside Burma: Or is it Myanmar? Does it matter? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/asia/101101/burma-myanmar-name <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/asia/101101/burma-myanmar-name" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conflict Zones Asia-Pacific Thu, 04 Nov 2010 11:07:00 +0000 Patrick Winn 5596425 at http://www.globalpost.com Sudan pulls apart http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/africa/101203/sudan-south-north-division <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/africa/101203/sudan-south-north-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Conflict Zones Mon, 06 Dec 2010 11:06:00 +0000 Tristan McConnell 5603152 at http://www.globalpost.com Analysis: An exodus of Christians from Iraq http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/iraq/101213/iraq-christians-al-qaeda <p> It isn&#39;t only Christians who suffer from Al Qaeda in Iraq.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/iraq/101213/iraq-christians-al-qaeda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conflict Zones Iraq Culture & Lifestyle Opinion Tue, 14 Dec 2010 11:09:00 +0000 C.M. Sennott 5604345 at http://www.globalpost.com Iraq: US troops in mad dash to complete mission http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/iraq/110113/iraq-government-sadr-maliki-us-trooops-withdrawal <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/iraq/110113/iraq-government-sadr-maliki-us-trooops-withdrawal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conflict Zones Iraq Fri, 14 Jan 2011 11:24:00 +0000 Theodore May 5610080 at http://www.globalpost.com South Korea: "These talks will be different" http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/south-korea/110121/north-korea-talks-nuclear-program <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/south-korea/110121/north-korea-talks-nuclear-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conflict Zones South Korea Sat, 22 Jan 2011 13:46:00 +0000 Donald Kirk 5612146 at http://www.globalpost.com Clooney's satellite project shows troops near Sudan's border http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/africa/110126/clooneys-satellite-project-shows-troops-along-sudans-border <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/africa/110126/clooneys-satellite-project-shows-troops-along-sudans-border" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Conflict Zones Diplomacy Military Technology Thu, 27 Jan 2011 01:51:00 +0000 Andrew Meldrum 5612956 at http://www.globalpost.com Our man in America's Lahore shootout roils Pakistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/home/our-man-americas-lahore-shootout-roils-pakistan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> More fuel for conspiracy theories, CIA-bashing, and the usual Pakistan fun </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jason Overdorf </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/home/our-man-americas-lahore-shootout-roils-pakistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Home Conflict Zones Asia-Pacific Diplomacy War Politics India BRIC Yard Pakistan GlobalPost Blogs Sat, 29 Jan 2011 01:19:21 +0000 Jason Overdorf 5616084 at http://www.globalpost.com Is Pakistan pushing a South Asian arms race? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/conflict-zones/pakistan-pushing-south-asian-arms-race <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Experts say Islamabad has deployed 100 warheads, topping India's total </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jason Overdorf </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Pakistan&#39;s nuclear arsenal now totals more than 100 deployed weapons, a doubling of its stockpile over the past several years, <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/30/AR2011013004682.html">reports the Washington Post,</a> citing estimates by nongovernment analysts.</p> <p> And guess what: It could be the US effort to stop proliferation and convince everybody to put down their nukes at the root of the problem.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/conflict-zones/pakistan-pushing-south-asian-arms-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conflict Zones Asia-Pacific War Politics India BRIC Yard Pakistan GlobalPost Blogs Mon, 31 Jan 2011 09:42:35 +0000 Jason Overdorf 5616088 at http://www.globalpost.com Myanmar to have an elected leader, junta says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/asia/110131/myanmar-parliament-president-aung-san-suu-kyi <p> Myanmar&#39;s next president will be an elected member of parliament, ruling out the country&#39;s current military chief as a candidate, state media announced Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/asia/110131/myanmar-parliament-president-aung-san-suu-kyi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conflict Zones Elections Asia-Pacific Mon, 31 Jan 2011 15:54:00 +0000 News Desk 5613933 at http://www.globalpost.com Colombia: Entire villages flee as drug gangs move in http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/colombia/110207/drug-violence-paramilitaries <p> On a November morning, several drug runners sat down at a bar in the quiet hamlet of El Palmar. They had told the bar&rsquo;s owner, Pedro Tapias, who doubled as an operator of the town&rsquo;s boat, not to allow river crossings after 6 p.m.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/colombia/110207/drug-violence-paramilitaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conflict Zones Colombia Fri, 18 Feb 2011 12:39:00 +0000 Nadja Drost 5614920 at http://www.globalpost.com Conspiracy Theories http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/world-leaders/conspiracy-theories <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pakistan accuses Musharraf of murder, Sees ISI hand in Davis shootings </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jason Overdorf </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Pakistan is fertile ground for conspiracy theories, but the latest two to hit the headlines are straight out of Le Carre. &nbsp;</p> <p> Pakistan&#39;s&nbsp;Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) named former President Pervez Musharraf as one of the accused in the assassination of late Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, <a href="http://nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/Politics/08-Feb-2011/Mush-among--BB-killers">Pakistan&#39;s Nation newspaper </a>reports.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/world-leaders/conspiracy-theories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Home World Leaders Conflict Zones Asia-Pacific War Politics India BRIC Yard Pakistan GlobalPost Blogs Tue, 08 Feb 2011 05:00:00 +0000 Jason Overdorf 5616130 at http://www.globalpost.com Afghanistan War: Should the US be talking to the Taliban? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/afghanistan/110209/afghanistan-war-nyu-report-taliban <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/afghanistan/110209/afghanistan-war-nyu-report-taliban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War Conflict Zones Wed, 09 Feb 2011 17:05:00 +0000 Jean MacKenzie 5614962 at http://www.globalpost.com Conflict Zones http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/conflict-zones <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-seo"><legend>SEO</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-metatitle"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Conflict News | Conflict Zones Around the World | GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-metadesc"> <div class="field-label">Meta Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Conflict news, photography and video from GlobalPost. 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It was known as "The Secret War."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/gallery/full-frame/110211/the-secret-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conflict Zones Asia-Pacific Fri, 11 Feb 2011 22:40:00 +0000 KC Ortiz 5615224 at http://www.globalpost.com