Tag Archives: war

South Sudan: Losing the Last Vestiges of Our Moral Fabric

“Never again,” adopted in the wake of the Second World War, has become nothing but an empty slogan in South Sudan, Syria, Libya and Yemen.

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Why Culture Matters: Fostering Identity Through Cultural Heritage

A museum director’s reflections on vexing global issues such as identity, tolerance, conflict and war.

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The Real Significance of the Rohingya Issue

Asian nations must worry that Myanmar’s moves against the Rohingyas won’t start untangling all colonial-era boundaries, however illogical in terms of ethnic or religious issues those may have been.

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Yemen: How Europe Kowtows to America

European leaders either follow obediently in America’s wake or hold their tongues.

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North Korea on the Table

Dissecting Donald Trump’s mental gymnastics on dealing with pesky dictator Kim Jong-un.

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Ending Pakistan’s Export of Jihadists: The Key to Win in Afghanistan

A policy to win in Afghanistan requires undermining the Taliban’s strategic base – the external support and sanctuary that Pakistan continues to provide.

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Ending Iraq’s Humanitarian Crisis

The Iraqi people must rise above sectarianism and chart their own destiny.

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Qatar: Is Mr. Trump Striking the Match for a Little War?

America’s much-vaunted checks and balances do not really apply to U.S. foreign policy. That is a big problem.

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The Worst Human Crisis Since World War Two

America turns its back on the world’s starving – will the G20 come to the rescue?

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The West and War: Culture Driving Conflict

When the world’s dominant culture exalts war, it is no wonder there is so much of it.

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