What’s happening in Haiti?

What’s happening in Haiti?

By Rashmee Roshan Lall The 7 July assassination of the country’s president, Jovenel Moïse, has thrown the country into disarray. Here’s what you need to know. In the days since president Jovenel Moïse’s assassination last week, Haiti’s situation has become...
As the West moves out, what next for Afghans?

As the West moves out, what next for Afghans?

By Paul Rogers As the Taliban rapidly expand in the shadow of US and NATO allies’ retreat, has anyone considered the impact on innocent civilians? Military leaders in the United States and Britain, as well as allied countries, now accept that they have lost their war...
What is going on in Colombia? 🔊

What is going on in Colombia? 🔊

In April, Colombian demonstrators took to the streets to protest new policies proposed by the Government. The police responded with violence, with videos of the police response going viral. The response has subsequently led to larger protests against the Colombian...
An unequal world: Are we facing more conflict?

An unequal world: Are we facing more conflict?

By Paul Rogers Rising inequality provides ripe pickings for militant Islamist groups plotting insurgencies – and ensures the ‘war on terror’ is far from over. My most recent column warned of the escalating threat of worsening conflicts driven by al-Qaida, Isis and...
What has prevented an end to the Syrian war?

What has prevented an end to the Syrian war?

By Hanlie Booysen Ten years on from the Syrian uprising, what has prevented an end to the tragedy? Ten years ago this month, Syrians took to the streets to call for political reform and social dignity. The success with which earlier protest movements in Tunisia and...