Twenty-eight countries are either involved in war or are experiencing armed conflicts within their borders. These nations include Afghanistan, Algeria, the Central African Republic, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of t... More »

As of 2014, the most recent known cases of genocide have stemmed from conflicts involving several countries of Africa. The Democratic Republic of the Congo has been the focal point of a genocide campaign, as well as the ... More »

Egypt's position geographically causes the country to shift its focus from time to time. The country signed a peace treaty in 1979 with Israel, which served to end decades of fighting between the two countries. Since tha... More »

Nationalism was one of the major factors in the outbreak of WWI, as nationalistic movements caused deeply rooted conflicts between countries. This lead to a number of alliances between countries designed to protect natio... More »

There are 10 official wars and 8 active military conflicts recognized by the United States. There are also other violent conflicts involving 64 countries and 576 militias and separatist groups. More »

The U.S. Army is responsible for securing America's geographical borders and the citizens who reside in it by military means. Additionally, the Army provides military support when needed by local authorities in crisis an... More »

In military terms, a two-front war is one in which fighting occurs in separate locations at the same general time. Some well-known two-front wars include both World Wars of the 20th century, the Napoleonic wars and sever... More »