Colombia’s FARC rebels hand over nearly all weapons to the UN, ending role in half-century war that killed more than 220,000 and displaced millions.
The spectre of violence, ethnic cleansing and starvation hangs upon the young war-torn nation, as repeated efforts to broker peace have failed.
Yemen faces the world’s largest food crisis with more than 17 million people who are food insecure. 6.8 million of them are one step away from famine.
A person forced to be a human shield is transformed into a counter weapon, a target and a possible expendable body by the wagers of war.
Iraqi authorities and aid agencies are already struggling to cope with a surge in displacement since security forces opened a new front against the militants in Mosul earlier this month.
More than ever before in the Yemen war, state institutions are losing their ability to be able to stop the spread of diseases and the mounting death toll.
An interview about war and propaganda with the photographer of one of the most iconic images of the Vietnam War.
If a person’s individual contribution to the war saves lives rather than costs lives, the value of protesting might be too small to make going to war wrong.
The grim reality is that victory in the biggest and most important wars was most often achieved by attrition and mass slaughter – not by soldierly heroics or the genius of command.
Defence policy in India should not be seen as the final ‘good’ that nobody can disagree with.
What can Colombia can learn from other nations’ transitions, both successful and unsuccessful, from war to peace?
There is a new arms race taking shape, centred around three interconnected technologies: autonomous weapons; swarms; and cyber-warfare.
Most media coverage is Israeli-centric, so what most Indians pay attention to are India-Israel ties, not Palestinian lives. GAZA51 hopes to change that.
FARC may find an electoral foothold among poor farmers and committed leftists, but many Colombians are worried that ex-fighters will join criminal gangs.
Duterte in a media briefing at Davao had said that considering the severity of the narcotics problem, he would need six more months to fix it.
Only a combination of Indian coercive and non-violent capabilities, and a willingness to bargain, can motivate Pakistan to remove the threat of violence. And just as threat of force alone will not work for India, terrorism won’t get Pakistan what it wants from India.
But far from a country idyll, the sunny days in the crisp green hills of Yemen are a medieval struggle for survival.
The India Pakistan conflict of 1965 ended in a stalemate, but India managed to achieve some objectives