Why conflicts are so hard to resolve?
Wars are incredibly hard to end, as they are easy to start and maintain. They also quickly lose media attention as they become long-term struggles, such as in Ethiopia, Kashmir, Syria, and Yemen.
Many people have commented that it’s strange that Russia has been in Ukraine for as long as they have without many people noticing. But there are reasons that this is happening and reasons that the world might not notice for a while, given their attention on other conflicts.
Ukraine has shifted from a long-running crisis to a more dangerous, escalating conflict. The country is dealing with an armed conflict, which started in 2014 when Russia annexed Crimea and has resulted in over 14,000 fatalities, many of whom were civilians. Neighbouring countries...