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Posted by STEVE M on

This is a very apt question for events currently unfolding on the World stage - Can broadcasting stop war it asks.........

Since the publication of this headlined article from 1934, apart from the current one which is not a war but a 'Special Military Operation', there have been the following 27 flagrations: - 

Arab Revolt in Palestine, 1936-1939

Second World War, 1939–1945

Jewish insurgency in Mandatory Palestine, 1944-1948

Partition of India, 1947

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 1948 onwards

Malayan Emergency, 1948–1960

Yangtze Incident, 1949

Korean War, 1950–1953

Kenya Emergency, 1952–1960

Cyprus Emergency, 1955–1959

Vietnam War, 1955–1975

Suez Crisis, 1956

Brunei Revolt, 1962–1963

Indonesian Confrontation, 1963–1966

Aden Emergency, 1963–1967

The Troubles, 1968–1998

Falklands War, 1982

Gulf War, 1990–1991

Sierra Leone Civil War, 1991–2002

Bosnian War, 1992–1995

Kosovo War, 1998–1999

War in Afghanistan, 2001–2014

Iraq War, 2003–2011

Libya Conflict, 2011–present

Syria Conflict, 2011–present

Yemen Conflict, 2014–present

Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, 2014–present   

If only  the reality was a case of once bitten, 26 times shy.

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