The Myanmar army has used the cover of counterterrorism to call for military involvement and launched a genocide. This occurs all too often in our world.
China has used a very small terrorist threat from Uyghur Islamist extremists to launch an enormous crackdown. Borealis is joined by GWU’s Sean Roberts to discuss his new book on this humanitarian outrage.
I think we all agree that the worst crime humans can commit is to try to, or succeed in, killing whole races.
On this day in 2014, a mob of civilians posing as protesters stormed a UN compound in South Sudan and shot dead 48 people, some with RPGs.
On this day in 2010, two near-simultaneous grenade explosions injured 16 people in the Rwandan capital Kigali, one at a car-washing yard and another at a bus station.
Freedom of speech is very important but it is equally important to not give oxygen to lies. This piece appeared in The Hill Times on January 20, 2020 WE LIVE IN an amazingly fortunate country, don’t we? Sure, there are outstanding issues and problems we must address but when we look at things from 37,000 […]
Every state has a right and a duty to protect its citizens from terrorism: that right does not extend to genocide. What is a government to do when it comes to acts of political or ideological violence on its soil? The answer is not complicated. Every state has the authority, and I would add the […]
China’s crackdown on Uyghur Muslims is a horrible abuse of state power, but there is a real terrorist threat to deal with.