Monday, August 25, 2014
Your Map of Recent World Crises
A- Vladimir Putin and Russia annexes Crimea
B- Russia sponsors armed rebellion against Ukrainian government
C- Russian supplied missile shoots down MH-17, killing 295 civilians
D- Boko Haram kidnaps hundreds of schoolchildren, sells many into slavery
E- Boko Haram declares a new Caliphate
F- Libya in civil war between Islamists and government. Islamists have the upper hand
G- Hamas sparks war with Israel
H- Syrian Civil War kills almost 200,000, including hundreds massacred by chemical weapons
I- ISIS gains power in Syria and Iraq, declaring a Caliphate and massacring thousands.
J- Iraq's political crisis expands. Government becomes ineffective and corrupt, allowing ISIS's rise.
K- Pakistan faces massive protests, including demands that the government resign by a major Islamic cleric
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