Global Geopolitical Flashpoints: An Atlas of Conflict

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Routledge, Jan 27, 2014 - History - 414 pages
This resource describes more than 120 major flashpoints--current and potential conflicts from around the world. The work analyzes each situation, its issues, and present status, and includes specially commissioned maps and extensive bibliographies to aid understanding. Also includes 125 maps.
 

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Contents

1 Abu Musa and the Tunbs Islands
1
2 The Aegean Sea
5
3 Afghanistan
8
4 Albania
11
5 Algeria
14
6 Angola
18
7 Azerbaijan
21
8 Bab el Mandeb
24
64 Laos
194
65 Lesotho
197
66 The Liancourt Rocks
200
67 Liberia
203
68 Macedonia
206
69 The McMahon Line
209
70 The Magellan Strait
212
71 The Malacca Strait
215

9 The Baltic Republics
27
10 The Barents Sea
30
11 The Basque Country
33
12 The Beagle Channel
36
13 Belarus
39
14 The Benguela and Tanzam Railways
42
15 Bessarabia
45
16 The Black Sea
48
17 Bolivia
51
18 Bosnia
54
19 Burkina Faso
58
20 Burundi
60
21 Cabinda
63
22 Cambodia
66
23 Cameroon
69
24 The Caprivi Strip
71
25 The Caspian Sea
74
26 Ceuta
77
27 The Chagos Archipelago Diego Garcia
80
28 Colombia
83
29 Democratic Republic of the Congo
86
30 Croatia
89
31 Cuba
92
32 The Curzon Line
95
33 Cyprus
97
34 East Timor
100
35 Ecuador
103
36 Epirus
106
37 Eritrea
109
38 Ethiopia
113
39 The Falkland Islands Malvinas
116
40 Georgia
120
41 Gibraltar
123
42 Golan Heights
126
43 Guatemala
129
44 Guyana
132
45 Hatay
135
46 The Hawar Islands
138
47 The Strait of Hormuz
141
48 India
144
49 Indonesia
147
50 Iran
150
51 Iraq
153
52 Jan Mayen Island
156
53 Kaliningrad
159
54 Karelia
162
55 Kashmir
165
56 Kazakstan
168
57 Kenya
171
58 The Kola Peninsula
174
59 Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea
177
60 Kosovo
180
61 Kurdistan
184
62 The Kurile Islands
188
63 Kyrgyzstan
191
72 Mali
218
73 Mayotte Island
221
74 Moldova
224
75 Morocco
227
76 Mururoa Atoll
230
77 Myanmar Burma
233
78 NagornoKarabakh
236
79 Navassa Island
239
80 Nigeria
241
81 Northern Ireland
244
82 Lake Nyasa Malawi
248
83 The Ogaden
251
84 Pakistan
254
85 Palestine
257
86 The Panama Canal
261
87 The Paracel Islands
264
88 Peru
267
89 The Rann of Kutch
270
90 Rockall and St Kilda
273
91 Russia
276
Chechnya
280
Dagestan
283
94 Rwanda
285
95 The Senkaku and Ryukyu Islands
288
96 The Shatt al Arab
291
97 Sierra Leone
294
98 The SinoRussianSoviet Union Boundary
297
99 Somalia
301
100 South Lebanon
304
101 Spitzbergen Svalbard
308
102 The Spratly Islands
311
103 Sudan
315
104 The Suez Canal
318
105 Suriname
321
106 Tacna
324
107 Taiwan
327
108 Tajikistan
330
109 The Strait of Tiran
333
110 The Gulf of Tongking
336
111 Transylvania
339
112 Tromelin Island
342
113 Turkey
345
114 Turkmenistan
349
115 Ukraine
352
116 Uzbekistan
355
117 The Wakhan Panhandle
358
118 Warbah and Bubiyan Islands
361
119 Western Sahara
364
120 Yemen
367
121 Yugoslavia
370
122 Zambia
373
123 Zimbabwe
376
Index
379
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