A bloody war is being waged between Israel and Hamas.
In-fighting between factions of militants is tearing apart a once-stable Libya.
The MH17 disaster illuminated - and worsened - the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
ISIS is wreaking havoc throughout Iraq and Syria.
The Middle East is historically a conflict-prone region, and few could claim post-Soviet relations between Russians and Ukrainians have been rosy.
Yet, today, the world feels like it is aflame with conflict, violence and discord.
"John Kerry is the busiest man in the whole wide world."
Ghosh and CNN's John Berman mapped out some of the simmering battles throughout the Middle East and Eastern Europe, and Ghosh assessed whether the United States can - or should - intervene.
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