25 May 2020

The World At War In 2020

Apart from the COVID-19 pandemic, multiple regions across the world are mired in armed conflict.

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12 May 2020

Nurses On The Front Lines: A History Of Heroism From Florence Nightingale To Coronavirus

Nurses are heroes of the COVID-19 crisis. May 12 is International Nurses Day, which commemorates

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08 Jan 2020

A Brief History Of The US-Iran Conflict

Last Friday, January 03, a US drone strike killed General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of

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07 Jan 2020

In Iran Showdown, Conflict Could Explode Quickly – And Disastrously

Despite the claims of optimists, the odds that an international conflict will snowball into a

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12 Nov 2019

Don’t Get Confused: The Difference Between Veterans Day, Remembrance Day, Armistice Day & Memorial Day

November 11 marks Veterans Day — and Remembrance Day. If you are in the United

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01 Aug 2019

Protest Is Not Enough To Topple A Dictator: The Army Must Also Turn

What does it take to overthrow a dictator? Reflecting on this question in exile, Leon

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20 Jun 2019

What If Most People Love Violence?

For decades, I’ve investigated and promoted nonviolent action as a means to help create a

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22 May 2019

Civilisational Collapse Has A Bright Past – But A Dark Future

Is the collapse of a civilisation necessarily calamitous? The failure of the Egyptian Old Kingdom

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12 Nov 2018

How Did The First World War Start?

The causes of the Great War are still being debated a century on, but time

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17 Aug 2018

Why War Evolved To Be A Man’s Game – And Why That’s Only Now Changing

One pattern characterises every war that’s ever been fought. Frontline fighting in warfare is primarily

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22 May 2018

How AI Could Increase The Risk Of Nuclear War

Could artificial intelligence upend concepts of nuclear deterrence that have helped spare the world from

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02 May 2018

Who Are The World’s Biggest Military Spenders?

US, China and Saudi Arabia top list of military spending. Research institute says world military

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09 Apr 2018

Syria : Seven Years Of War Explained

The war in Syria has now lasted for seven years. Although its roots lie in

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13 Dec 2017

The Global Conflicts To Watch In 2018

“The U.S. is now the most unpredictable actor in the world today.” As conflicts ignite

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06 Dec 2017

How To Prepare For A Disaster In A Big City

How to survive a nuclear attack and other disasters in a big city, as explained

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18 Oct 2017

The Middle East’s Cold War, Explained

The Middle East is one of the most complex regions in the world. Since the

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25 Aug 2017

How Maps Became Deadly Innovations in WWI

Advances in weaponry and cartography had deadly repercussions in World War I, which the United

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12 Jan 2017

A Very Scary Networked Nuclear Weapon Proposition In The U.S.

The future arsenal will be networked, presenting unique security challenges for the U.S. Air Force.

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09 Nov 2015

Backtrack : On The Eve Of War

The census for the year war broke out in Europe was essential for identity cards,

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29 Apr 2015

London : The Imperial War Museum

The Imperial War Museum has been a poignant and moving memorial to Great Britain’s involvement

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14 Feb 2015

Robert Muggah: How To Protect Fast-Growing Cities From Failing

Worldwide, violence is on the decline, but in the crowded cities of the global south

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