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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2021

SIPRI Yearbook 2021

I. Tracking armed conflicts and peace processes

Chapter:
2. Global developments in armed conflicts, peace processes and peace operations
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2021
Author(s):
Ian Davis, Jaïr van der Lijn

In 2020 active armed conflicts occurred in at least 39 states (5 more than in 2019): 2 in the Americas, 7 in Asia and Oceania, 3 in Europe (2 more than in 2019), 7 in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and 20 in sub-Saharan Africa (3 more than in 2019)—see chapters 3–7, respectively.1 As in preceding years most took place within a single country (intrastate), between government forces and one or more armed non-state groups. Only two were fought between states (the border clashes between India and Pakistan and the border conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan for control of Nagorno-Karabakh), and two were fought between state forces and armed groups that aspired to statehood, with the fighting sometimes spilling outside the recognized state borders (between Israel and the Palestinians and between Turkey and the Kurds).

Citation (MLA):
Davis, Ian, and Jaïr van der Lijn. "2. Global developments in armed conflicts, peace processes and peace operations." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 20 Oct. 2021. <https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192847577/sipri-9780192847577-chapter-002-div1-013.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Davis, I., & Lijn, J. (2016). 2. Global developments in armed conflicts, peace processes and peace operations. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2021: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 20 Oct. 2021, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192847577/sipri-9780192847577-chapter-002-div1-013.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Davis, Ian, and Jaïr van der Lijn. "2. Global developments in armed conflicts, peace processes and peace operations." In SIPRI Yearbook 2021: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 20 Oct. 2021, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192847577/sipri-9780192847577-chapter-002-div1-013.xml
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