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PolSci 475 Civil Wars and Ethnic Conflicts : Maps/definitions of conflicts

Selected maps of wars and/or conflicts

1.  From the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).  (The Center for Preventive Action’s Global Conflict Tracker is an interactive guide to U.S. conflict prevention priorities in 2014. It is based on the most recent Preventive Priorities Survey (PPS), which asked government officials, foreign policy experts, and academics to assess ongoing and potential conflicts based on their likelihood to occur in 2014 and their potential impact on U.S. interests):

http://www.cfr.org/global/global-conflict-tracker/p32137#!/

2.  From Conflictmap.org.  (This site aims to help shed light on wars and other armed conflicts around the globe. It contains summary information, links to more resources, and, most importantly, continuously updated lists of relevant news articles. We hope to make it easier to learn where wars are happening, who's involved, and what's going on right now, especially for smaller conflicts that may not be well covered in large media outlets. For those with a specific interest in conflicts, we hope to make it easier to follow the large volume of news in this field):

http://www.conflictmap.org/

3.  From the Crisis Group.   (The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict.)

Crisis Group field analysts cover the following countries:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan (including Nagorno - Karabakh), Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, China/Japan, Colombia, Côte d’ Ivoire, Cyprus, DR Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Indonesia,   Iran, Iraq, Israel/Palestine, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia (North Caucasus), Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe.

 http://crisisgroup.be/maps/crisiswatch/