Tag: War and Peace
Intrigue and infidelity topples top US generals
Washington reels as revelations of a love affair now threaten not one but two senior military careers. Is America right to disapprove so strongly of flawed leaders?
Global war: after the battle
When the guns fall silent, war-torn nations face an even tougher challenge: keeping a stable peace. What problems do countries face in the aftermath of conflict?
Global war: the rules of engagement
Wartime atrocities are as old as war itself. But today, international law sets strict limits on how states must fight – and why. Can the horrors of the battlefield really be refereed?
Global war: a world gripped by conflict
According to experts, 20 wars are raging in the world today. From Syria to Mexico, tens of thousands of lives are lost to them each year. Is this bloodshed inevitable?
Syria’s children suffer shocking war trauma
A charity has captured the world’s attention by revealing first hand stories of children caught in Syria’s bloody civil war. Its report, Untold Atrocities, details appalling suffering.
UK Muslims hold rally against terrorism
This weekend, 12,000 Muslims attended the Peace for Humanity conference, urging peace and understanding between religions. Will a new Fatwa against Terror be successful?
UN seeks Day of Peace for world at war
This week saw the tenth ever International Day of Peace – but in low-level conflicts around the world, the fighting continued. Will humanity ever achieve a real global ceasefire?
Violence is a thing of the past, says professor
In a major new book, Harvard professor Steven Pinker says that when it comes to violence, we've never had it so good. Is killing part of human nature?