Grim stuff from @RenataDwan.
Photographs from 1996 and 2019.
@praveenswami’s pessimistic take on Pakistan/India relations.
Fascinating piece on resistance to Nazis and the tragic end of White Rose. Today is the annversary.
Fascinating @FT interview by @JananGanesh.
Very interesting long review of two recent books about the 1982 conflict.
And, @RogerMacGinty asks, when was the last time Britain fought a tank battle anyway?
Interesting alternate timeline. The Germans stop the submarine campaign, so US doesn't formally join Allies; but increased transatlantic trade and supply is still enough for Allied victory.
“the Trump administration acts as though NK is disarming and Iran is racing to the bomb. This is the exact opposite of reality.”
With good quote from my friend Markus Meckel.
How the Yom Kippur war almost became a superpower conflict - fuelled by drugs and drink.
A fascinating story.
Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic story of Syrian refugees in America.
A review of John Bolton’s autobiography, in case you weren’t sufficiently worried.
Great last para.
Everything you thought you knew is wrong.
My own views on peacebuilding.
The last time the UN declared a famine was in 2011. Today we are on the brink of four.
Cyberwarfare in the Baltic states.
More on the F-35, though less on the problems we keep hearing about.
Reservations about truth commissions.
For once, he has a point.
The world is getting less violent; we’re just more aware of the violence that happens.
More than it actually does. #fb