Unlike those who died during the Vietnam War, those who perish during the current pandemic are unlikely to receive a national memorial. Perhaps they should.
The policy and law applying to refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa is largely progressive. But, in practice, they continue to endure hardship and unfair treatment by officials.
Nurses have always been at the forefront during war, epidemics and other times of disaster.
War movies are an enduring genre, making hundreds of millions at the box office. With Anzac Day approaching, we ask: does Hollywood go too far in obscuring the true horrors of battle?
An external shock such as coronavirus merely presses pause on conflicts and offers little hope for solutions.
Coronavirus reveals how macho stereotypes like toughness, aggression and control can create harm.
Fifty years after the Biafran war, the massacre in Asaba in the south-south region of Nigeria is still a highly sensitive issue.
If President Donald Trump were to start a conflict, many Americans would likely view as it a misguided effort. What would that mean for the troops?
The US could only safely use a fraction of its nuclear stockpile without harming Americans through an environmental event called 'nuclear autumn.'
Wars don't produce winners and losers – they never really did.
The politics of the war continue to resonate in our discussions of national identity and purpose.
The landscape artist bravely left her aristocratic life behind to help save lives on the Italian front.
Treating non-violent cyber attacks as warfare could lead to unnecessary escalation.
Following announcements by France and the US, NATO is expected to start using space weapons.
As US national security advisor, John Bolton was too much of a warmonger for Donald Trump.
Meet the unsung aid workers who put their lives on the line during war and natural disaster to make sure the dead are treated with respect – and that their grieving families get closure.
A new Australian film tells the story of one of the most iconic battles of the Vietnam war - but the film repeats disputed facts and interpretations.
A group of scientists want a new Geneva Convention to safeguard the environment during wars and conflicts. We already have such rules, but they're inadequate, inconsistent and unclear.
The US-China trade war shows no signs of slowing down. Here's what readers need to know.
Each spin of the news cycle hits us with another 'bombshell,' while everything from free speech to race has been 'weaponized.' What's the effect of being relentlessly exposed to metaphors of war?