List of Wars 2000 – 2009

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FinishedName of conflictBelligerents
Victorious party (if applicable)

Defeated party (if applicable)

20002000Six-Day War (2000)
Part of the Second Congo War
 Rwanda Uganda
20002005Second Intifada Israel

·          Israel Defense Forces

·         Shin Bet

·          Israel Police

o    Israel Border Police

·         Civil Guard

·         Mishmeret Yesha

 Palestinian Authority

·          PLO

·         Preventive Security Force

Palestinian National Security Forces

·          Fatah (al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades)

·          PFLP

·          DFLP

·          Hamas

·          Islamic Jihad

·         Popular Resistance Committees

·         Others

Supported by:  Iraq (until 2003)

200020062000–2006 Shebaa Farms conflict Israel Hezbollah

Supported by:
Syria[7]
Iran[7]

200120012001 Bangladesh-India border clashes Bangladesh India
20012003Kurdistan Islamist conflict Patriotic Union of Kurdistan
Kurdistan Democratic Party
United States·          United States Army
 Ansar al-Islam[8][9]
Kurdistan Islamic Group[8]
Kurdistan Islamic Movement[10]
al-Qaeda
20012001Insurgency in the Republic of Macedonia Macedonia

Arms support:
Ukraine
Bulgaria

 National Liberation Army
2001OngoingWar on TerrorCo-Belligerent States

·          United States

·          United Kingdom

·          France

·          Russia

Other  NATO members[show]

Other countries:

·          Afghanistan

·          Cameroon

·          China[11][12]

·          Egypt

·          India

·          Iraq

·          Lebanon

·          Libya

·          Mali

·          Nigeria

·          Pakistan

·          Philippines

·          Somalia

o     Somaliland

·          Syria

·          Yemen

·          Mozambique

Other participants:[show]

Axis of Resistance and allies:[show]

International missions:[show]

Terrorist groups:

Al-Qaeda[show]

ISIL[show]

Afghan Taliban
Pakistani Taliban

Other groups:[show]

Former groups:[show]

20022002Perejil Island crisis Spain Morocco
200220032002–2003 conflict in the Pool Department Republic of the CongoNinja militia
20022015Operation Enduring Freedom – Philippines Republic of the Philippines

·          Armed Forces of the Philippines

United States of America (advisors)

·         United States Armed Forces

Jihadist groups:

·          Abu Sayyaf

·          BIFF

·          Maute Group

·          Jemaah Islamiyah

2002OngoingOperation Enduring Freedom – Horn of Africa NATO (2001–14)[show]

 

CJTF-HOA allies:[show]

 

Non-NATO allies:[show]

 

Dai Hong Dan incident:[show]

Insurgents:

·          Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
(from 2015)

·          al-Qaeda
(from 2002)

·          Harakat al-Shabaab Mujahedeen
(from 2006)

·          al-Itihaad al-Islamiya
(2002–06)

·          Islamic Courts Union
(until 27 December 2006)

·          Hizbul Islam
(2009–14)

·          Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia
(2007–09)

·          Ras Kamboni Brigades
(2007–10)

·          Jabhatul Islamiya
(2007–09)

·          Mu’askar Anole
(2007–09)

Pirates:

·         Somali Marines

·         National Volunteer Coast Guard (NVCG)

·         Marka group

·         Puntland Group

·         Yemeni Pirates

20022007First Ivorian Civil War Ivory Coast

COJEP
Supported by:

·          Belarus

·          Russia

·          Bulgaria

France
UNOIC

 FNCI

Liberia
Supported by:

·          Burkina Faso

2002OngoingTaliban insurgency
Part of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present)War in Afghanistan (1978-present) and War on Terrorism
 Afghanistan

·         Afghan National Security Forces

 RS (2015–present)[show]

Allied militias:

·          Jamiat-e Islami

·          Junbish-i-Milli

·          Hezbe Wahdat

Support:

·          India

Formerly:

 ISAF (2001–14)[show]

 Taliban

·         Haqqani network

Alleged support:

·          Pakistan

·          Russia

·          China

·          Qatar

·          Iran

·          Saudi Arabia (until 2013)

Allied groups:

·          Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin (until 2016)

·          al-Qaeda

·          Islamic Jihad Union

·          Turkistan Islamic Party

Taliban splinter groups: (from 2015)

·         Dadullah Front

·         Fidai Mahaz

·         High Council of Afghanistan Islamic Emirate

2003OngoingWar in Darfur Sudan

·         SAF

Janjaweed
Supported by:
China
Iran (until 2016)
Russia
Belarus

UNAMID (from 2007)

 SRF

·          JEM

·          SLA

·         LJM (from 2010)

SARC (from 2014)
SLFA (from 2017)

·          SLA-Unity

·         SLMJ

·          JEM (Jali)

Supported by:
South Sudan
Chad (2005–2010)
Eritrea (until 2008)
Libya (until 2011)
Uganda (until 2015)

20032011Iraq WarInvasion phase (2003)
United States
United Kingdom
Australia
Poland
Peshmerga
Supported by:
Canada
Netherlands
Italy
Post-invasion (2003–11)
 United States
United KingdomMNF–I
(2003–09)[show]

 

New Iraqi government

·         Iraqi Armed Forces

·         Awakening Council

Supported by:
Iran
Iraqi Kurdistan

·         Peshmerga

Invasion phase (2003)
Iraq
Post-invasion (2003–11)
Ba’ath loyalists·          Supreme Command for Jihad and Liberation

·          Army of the Men of the Naqshbandi Order

Sunni insurgents

·          Al-Qaeda in Iraq (2004–06)

·          Islamic State of Iraq (from 2006)

·          Islamic Army of Iraq

·         Ansar al-Sunnah (2003–07)

Shia insurgents

·          Mahdi Army

·          Special Groups

·          Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq

·         Others

Supported by:
Iran

·          Quds Force

20032006Iraqi insurgency (2003–06)

Part of the Iraq War

 United States
United KingdomMNF–I
(2003–09)[show]

 

New Iraqi government

·         Iraqi Armed Forces

·         Awakening Council

Supported by:
Iran
Iraqi Kurdistan

·         Peshmerga

 Ba’ath loyalists

·          Supreme Command for Jihad and Liberation

·          Army of the Men of the Naqshbandi Order

Sunni insurgents

·          Al-Qaeda in Iraq (2004–06)

·          Islamic State of Iraq (from 2006)

·          Islamic Army of Iraq

·         Ansar al-Sunnah (2003–07)

Shia insurgents

·          Mahdi Army

·          Special Groups

·          Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq

·         Others

Supported by:
Iran

·          Quds Force

2004OngoingWar in North-West Pakistan Pakistan

·          Government of Pakistan

·          Pakistan Armed Forces

·         Inter-Services Intelligence– Covert Action Division

·         Paramilitary forces

o    Frontier Constabulary

·         NWPORBAT

·         Local Peace Committees

 United States

·         CIA SAD/SOG

·         JSOC

·         SOCOM

·          USAF

 United Kingdom

·          RAF

Taliban-aligned groups

·          Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (from 2007)

·          al-Qaeda

·          Lashkar-e-Jhangvi

·         Lashkar-e-Islam

·         Jundallah (until 2014)

·         Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (until 2015)

·         Jamaat-ul-Ahrar

·          Tehreek-e-Nafaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (until 2016)

·          Turkistan Islamic Party (from 2004)

ISIL-aligned groups

·         Khorasan Province

o    Jundallah (from 2014)

o    Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (from 2015)

o    Tehreek-e-Khilafat (from 2014)

o    Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (2014–15)

20042005Kondovo Crisis Macedonian Police NLA
20042007Central African Republic Bush War Central African Republic
Chad
MINURCAT
MICOPAX (CEEAC)
Rebels:
Union of Democratic Forces for Unity (UFDR)
People’s Army for the Restoration of Democracy (APRD)
Convention of Patriots for Justice and Peace (CPJP)
Movement of Central African Liberators for Justice (MLCJ)
Patriotic Convention for Saving the Country (CPSK)
Democratic Front of the Central African People (FDPC)
FDC
GALPC
FPR
20042015Iran–PJAK conflict

Kurdish separatism in Iran

 Iran
Supported by:
Turkey
 Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK)

·          Eastern Kurdistan Units (YRK)

·          Women’s Defence Forces (HPJ)

Supported by:
Israel
United States

2004OngoingConflict in the Niger Delta Nigerian government

·          Nigerian Armed Forces

Supported by:
Belarus
Israel

Niger Delta Avengers (2016–present)
Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (2016–present)
Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force (2016–present)
Niger Delta Red Squad (2016–present)
Adaka Boro Avengers (2016–present)
Asawana Deadly Force of Niger Delta (2016–present)
Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders (2016–present)
New Delta Avengers (2017–present)
Niger Delta Marine Force (2017–present)
Reformed Egbesu Fraternities·         Red Egbesu Water Lions (2016–present)

·         Reformed Egbesu Boys of the Niger Delta (2016–present)

·         Egbesu Mightier Fraternity (2016–present)

Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (2004–2014)
Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force (2003–2009)
Niger Delta Liberation Front (2005–2014)
Joint Revolutionary Council (2004–2014)

Niger Delta Vigilante (2004–2009)

Supported by:
IPOB elements

20042015Houthi insurgency in YemenAnsar Allah
Yemen (pro-Saleh forces)
Alleged support by:
Iran
North Korea
 Yemen

·         Security Forces

·         Sunni tribes

·          Al-Islah militias

Saudi Arabia
Supported by:
Belarus
Jordan
Morocco
Sudan
United States

Ansar al-Sharia

·         al-Qaeda

2004OngoingKivu conflict DR Congo

·         Armed Forces (FARDC)

Pro-government Mai-Mai militias
FDLR (2006–2014)
APCLS (2012–2013)
Nyatura (2012–2014)
MONUSCO
Angola
Zimbabwe
Botswana (Against FNL and FNL-Nzabampema only)
Supported by:
Belgium
France
Belarus

M27
CNDP (2006–2009)
M23 (2012–2013)
Allegedly supported by:
RwandaFDLR (2014–present)
RUD-Urunana (2006–present)
Nyatura (2014–present)
FNL-Nzabampema (2013–present)
FNL/Palipehutu (1993–2009 and 2010–2013)
FPB (2015-present)
RED-Tabara (2015-present)

APCLS (2013–2016)
Nduma Defense of Congo (2008–present)
Mai Mai Yakutumba (2009–present)
CNPSC (2017–present)
Other Anti-government Mai Mai militas (1996–present)
Raia Mutomboki (2005–present)

ADF
Islamic State (Central Africa Province)

2004OngoingSistan and Baluchestan insurgency

Part of the Balochistan conflict

 IranJundallah (2004–11)
Harakat Ansar (2012–13)
Jaish ul-Adl (2013–Present)
Ansar Al-Furqan (2013–Present)
Alleged support:
Israel
United States
United Kingdom
Saudi Arabia
2005OngoingParaguayan People’s Army insurgency Paraguay

·         Armed forces

·         Police

·         Joint Task Force (FTC)

Supported by:
United States
Colombia

Vigilante self-defense groups

 Paraguayan People’s Army (EPP)
Armed Peasant Association (ACA)
Army of Marshal López (EML) (from 2016)
Supported by:
FARC (until 2016)
Manuel Rodríguez Patriotic Front (alleged)
20052010Chadian Civil War (2005–10) Chad
France
NMRD
JEM
Supported by:
Ukraine
Rebels:
FUC
UFDD
RFD
CNT
CDR
UFDP
RDL
UFDD-F
CNR
URF
MDJT
UFCD
FSR
UFR
UMC
FPRN
UDC
MPRD
Janjaweed
Alleged support:
Sudan (until 2010)
20052008Mount Elgon insurgency KenyaSabaot Land Defence Force
2006OngoingFatah–Hamas conflict Hamas Fatah

Supported by:
United States (allegedly)
United Kingdom (covert)

20062009/2013Bakassi conflict Cameroon BAMOSD

BFF
MEND
SCAPO
LSCP
BSDF

200620062006 Lebanon War Israel
Supported by:
United States
 Hezbollah
Amal
LCP
PFLP-GC
Supported by:
Iran
Syria
Lebanon
20062007Sectarian violence in Iraq (2006–07)

Part of the Iraq War

Public stability:
Iraqi security forces
United States
United Kingdom
Other coalition forces
Private Security Contractors
Peshmerga
Sons of Iraq
Sunni factions:
Iraqi Ba’ath Party Loyalists·          Supreme Command for Jihad and Liberation

·         Army of the Men of the Naqshbandi Order

Ansar al-Sunna
Islamic Army of Iraq
Sunni tribes
Other Sunni insurgents and militia

Mujahideen Shura Council

·          al-Qaeda in Iraq (until October 2006)

Islamic State of Iraq

Shi’a factions:
Mahdi Army
Special Groups

·         Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq

·          Kata’ib Hezbollah

·          Promised Day Brigades

Badr Brigades
Rogue elements among the Iraqi security forces
Soldiers of Heaven
Shia tribes
Other militias

2006OngoingMexican Drug War Mexico

·         Armed Forces

·         National Guard
(2019–present)

·         Federal Police
(2006–2019)

·         State and municipal police forces

·         Self-defense groups

Consulting and training support by:
United States through the Merida Initiative
Colombia through the National Police of Colombia
Australia through the Australian Federal Police

Cartels:

·          Sinaloa Cartel

·          Gulf Cartel

o    Los Metros

·         Knights Templar Cartel

·         La Familia Michoacana (2007–2011)

·         Old School Zetas (since 2014 Los Zetas split)

Cartels:

·          Los Zetas (until 2014 split)

o     Cartel of the Northeast (since 2014 Los Zetas split)

·         Juárez Cartel

·         Milenio Cartel (2006–2012)

·         Beltrán-Leyva Cartel (2008–2014)

·         Independent Cartel of Acapulco (2010–2014)

Supported by:

·         MS-13

Cartels:

·          Jalisco New Generation Cartel (since 2009)

·         Tijuana Cartel

Supported by:

·         Logan Heights Gang

20062009War in Somalia (2006–09)

Part of the Somali Civil War

 Ethiopia
Transitional Federal Government
Puntland
Galmudug
pro-Ethiopian fraction leaders
Sufi groups
United States
AMISOM·          Uganda

·          Burundi

·          Nigeria

·          Ghana

·          Malawi

Supported by:
United Kingdom

Invasion:
Islamic Courts Union
Oromo Liberation Front
Insurgency:
Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia
al-Shabaab
Ras Kamboni Brigades
Jabhatul Islamiya
Muaskar Anole
Alleged:
Al-Qaeda and other foreign mujahideen
2007OngoingOperation Enduring Freedom – Trans Sahara Algeria
Morocco
Mauritania
Tunisia
Burkina Faso
Chad
Mali
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Supported & trained by:
United States
Canada
France
Germany
Netherlands
Spain
United Kingdom
 al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (2007–present)
Ansar Dine (2012–17)
Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin (2017–present)
Supported by:
Boko Haram (2009–15)
MOJWA (2011–13)ISIL

·         Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (2015–present)

20072007Hamas’ takeover of Gaza Hamas Fatah
200720072007 Lebanon conflict Lebanese Armed Forces Fatah al-Islam

Jund al-Sham

20072009Tuareg rebellion (2007–09)

part of the Tuareg rebellion

 Niger
Mali
In Niger:
Niger Movement for Justice
Front of Forces for Rectification (2008 split)
Niger Patriotic Front (2009 split)
In Mali:
ADC
ATMNC (2008 split)
20072015War in Ingushetia Russia·          Caucasus Emirate (Vilayat Galgaycho)

·          Ingush opposition (2007–2008)

·         ad hoc revenge groups

200820082008 invasion of Anjouan African Union

·          Comoros

·          Senegal

·          Sudan

·          Tanzania

Supported by:

·          France (logistical support)

·          Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (logistical support)

·          United States

 Anjouan
200820082008 conflict in Lebanon Future Movement
Progressive Socialist Party
 Hezbollah
Amal Movement
LDP
SSNP
Arab Democratic Party
200820082008 Kufra conflict Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Toubou Front for the Salvation of Libya
20082012Cambodian–Thai border dispute Cambodia Thailand
20082008Djiboutian–Eritrean border conflict Eritrea Djibouti
20082008Russo-Georgian War Russia
South Ossetia
Abkhazia
 Georgia
20082009Gaza War Israel

·         IDF

·         ISA

 Gaza Strip

·          Hamas

o    Izz ad-Din al-Qassam

·         PFLP

o    Abu Ali Mustapha

·          PIJ

o    Quds Brigades

·          Fatah

o    Al-Aqsa Martyrs’

·         Popular Resistance Councils

2009OngoingSudanese nomadic conflictsVarious tribesVarious tribes
20092017Insurgency in the North Caucasus Russia

·          Chechnya

·          Dagestan

·          Ingushetia

·          Kabardino-Balkaria

·          North Ossetia–Alania

·         Kadyrovtsy

·         Other loyalists

 Caucasus Emirate
(2009–17)·         Vilayat Dagestan
(2009–17)

·         Vilayat Galgaycho
(2009–17)

·         Vilayat Iriston
(until 2009)

·         Vilayat KBK
(2009–17)

·         Vilayat Nokhchicho
(2009–15)

·         Riyad-us Saliheen Brigade
(2009–16)

·         Arab Mujahideen
(2009–12)

·         Turkish Mujahideen
(2009–17)

Imam Shamil Battalion (2017)

Islamic State

·         Wilayat al-Qawqaz (since June 2015)

2009OngoingBoko Haram insurgencyMultinational Joint Task Force

·          Nigeria

·          Cameroon[2]

·          Chad[3]

·          Niger[4]

Local militias and vigilantes[5]

·         CJTF,[6] BOYES[7] (in Nigeria)

·         Comités de vigilance (in Cameroon and Chad)[8]

·         Dan banga (in Niger)[9]

Foreign mercenaries[10]

·         STTEP[11]

Supported by:[show]

 Boko Haram (partially aligned with ISIL from 2015)[a]

·         Shekau faction[34][35]

·         Barnawi faction (from 2016)[36][37]

·         Several minor factions[30]

Ansaru[b]
Supported by:
al-Qaeda[42]

·          AQIM[43][44][45]

·          Al-Shabaab[46]

Taliban[47]
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (from 2015)[32]

200920092009 Peruvian political crisis PeruAIDESEP
200920092009 Boko Haram uprising

Boko Haram insurgency

 Nigeria Boko Haram
2009OngoingSouth Yemen insurgency Government

·          Yemen Army

o     Yemeni Republican Guard

·         Yemeni Air Force

·         Yemen Paramilitary

Pro-government tribes

·          Al-Islah militias

Supported by:
Saudi Arabia

 Southern Transitional Council (since 2017)

·         Southern Movement

·         Southern Resistance

·         Security Belt

Supported by:
United Arab Emirates

2009OngoingSomali Civil War (2009–present)

Part of the Somali Civil War

 Somalia

·         Somali Armed Forces

AMISOM

·          Burundi

·          Djibouti (from 2011)

·          Ethiopia (from 2014)

·          Ghana

·          Kenya (from 2011, officially from 2012)

·          Nigeria (from 2010)

·          Sierra Leone (from 2013)

·          Uganda (until 2017)

United States
Regional forces:

·          Galmudug

o    Galmudug Security Force

o     ASWJ (until 2018)

·          Himan and Heeb (until 2015)

·          Jubaland

o     Raskamboni Movement

·          Puntland

o    Puntland Security Force

·          Southwestern Somalia

Supported by:
United Kingdom
Non-combat support:
European Union

 Al-Qaeda

·          Al-Shabaab

·         Foreign mujahideen

Hizbul Islam (until 2010; 2012–2014)
Allegedly supported by:
Eritrea

 ISIL (from 2015)

·         Islamic State in Somalia

20092010Operation Scorched Earth

Part of the Houthi insurgency in Yemen

 Yemen
Hashed tribesmen
Saudi Arabia
Alleged:
Morocco
 Houthis
Alleged:
Iran ( Quds Force)Hezbollah
20092009Dongo conflict Democratic Republic of the Congo
Supported by:
MONUC
Rwanda (alleged)
Lobala rebels
Possibly:
Resistance Patriots of Dongo
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