Only 11 Countries On Planet Free Of Conflict

As new wars and civil unrests seem to be flaring up every week, we look for the only countries in the world that could be considered ‘conflict-free’

With the crisis in Gaza, the rise of Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria and the international stand-off ongoing in Ukraine, it can sometimes feel like the whole world is at war.

But experts believe this is actually almost universally the case, according to a think-tank which produces one of the world’s leading measures of “global peacefulness” – and things are only going to get worse.

It may make for bleak reading, but of the 162 countries covered by the Institute for Economics and Peace’s (IEP’s) latest study (external - login to view), just 11 were not involved in conflict of one kind or another.


World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict - World Politics - World - The Independent (external - login to view)

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1968 was the only year in the 20th Century in which the British Army lost no soldiers in combat.

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