When confronted with the consequences of arms sales, democratic governments fall back on a number of flawed arguments.
History shows Olympic Games have only very limited ability to promote peace between warring nations.
Many Yemeni women are not victims of war or just escaping or hiding. In many and contrasting ways they are actively supporting it, and not only on humanitarian grounds.
Outside observers are keen to declare the Syrian conflict almost over. It is anything but.
If you're a non-believer, then staying away from Church may be the best thing for your psychological health this Christmas.
We all know the holidays can be stressful, but we may not realize that we often continue the cycle. Here's how to let things go and enjoy the holidays instead of dreading them.
President Joseph Kabila was supposed to step down at the end of his term in 2016. By clinging on to power he threw the Democratic Republic of Congo into a vicious cycle of deadly conflict.
What can international law do to help curb the use of a lethal, indiscriminate weapon?
The wars in Syria and Iraq are products of secretive decision-making by the executive. Their disastrous consequences are evidence of the need for war powers reform.
Thousands of Liberian women have banded together to bring about peace and to fight for women's rights. They've changed the face of the African nation.
The Trump administration's change of US policy toward Iran has reinforced hardliners' ambitions and nationalistic feelings, complicating an already difficult situation in the region.
Does ancient Greek war hawk Pericles provide clues to a besieged Donald Trump's next move? War has always been a helpful distraction for cornered world leaders.
Constructing large dams can provide much needed electricity for Myanmar. But this can also threaten the livelihoods of millions.
Northern Ireland has a tourist circuit steeped in death and disaster – is this a good thing?
Bear-man conflicts have made news in the Alps but history tells a story of a possible cohabitation.
Attacks by Fulani herdsmen on communities in West Africa are increasing in number and in sophistication. Regional and national authorities must respond promptly to arrest the threat.
Conflict and poverty further deepen the impacts of climate change, resulting widening income inequality between women and men.
The push for accountability in Syria exposes the challenges of international criminal justice.
Moral disputes are a product of independent minds with independent agendas. Thus, there is little reason to see ourselves as unbiased sources of righteousness.
Deadly, ineffective and generally fated to fall, border walls are multiplying and becoming the new normal in international relations.