6 Ongoing Conflicts That Aren’t Widely Covered by the Media

With the war in Ukraine dominating the media, you might not know about these 6 lesser-known ongoing conflicts.

Before we get into these six conflicts, it’s important to understand what exactly a conflict is and how a conflict differs from a war.

What Is a Conflict?

A conflict, in the terms of geopolitics, is when two or more armed groups are engaged in combat or a dispute.

This one is a bit of a technicality, but the Korean War never truly came to an end.

The Korean War

The Myanmar Civil War is a recent war that started in 2021 between the government-in-exile following the 2021 coup d’état and the current military junta running the country.

Myanmar Civil War

Boko Haram is a terrorist organization active in Northern Africa responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people in the last two decades.

Boko Haram Insurgency

This war was in the news during Obama and Trump’s presidencies but has faded from view in recent times.

Syrian Civil War

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