Monday Feb 3rd, 2014

Invoking the language of ‘savagery’ and ‘barbarism’ in international law debates

By Catriona Drew
A decade after Iraq, the chemical weapons attacks against Syrian civilians in Eastern Damascus on 21 August 2013 sparked a political and public debate in the United Kingdom about the legality of military intervention. For international-law veterans of Kosovo and Iraq, the central question was familiar. read more »

Saturday Apr 12th, 2014

Does torture really (still) matter?

Rebecca Gordon on why we should still question the use of torture in the United States
Wednesday Apr 9th, 2014

The political economy of skills and inequality

What do economists already know about inequality?
Tuesday Apr 8th, 2014

Twenty years after the Rwandan Genocide

Scott Straus on Rwanda in April 1994 and today
Monday Apr 7th, 2014

A brief history of ethnic violence in Rwanda and Africa’s Great Lakes region

J. J. Carney on the history before the Rwandan Genocide
Monday
Apr 7th, 2014

Two difficult roads from empire

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Thursday
Apr 3rd, 2014

Western (and other) perspectives on Ukraine

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Wednesday
Apr 2nd, 2014

The economics of sanctions

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Wednesday
Apr 2nd, 2014

Politics to reconnect communities

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Sunday
Mar 30th, 2014

The political economy of policy transitions

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Wednesday
Mar 26th, 2014

Who signed the death warrant for the British Empire?

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Saturday
Mar 22nd, 2014

35 years: the best of C-SPAN

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Wednesday
Mar 19th, 2014

Gloomy terrors or the most intense pleasure?

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Saturday
Mar 15th, 2014

America and the politics of identity in Britain

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