ISIS-K’s recent killings of Taliban brass are part of the extremist group’s long-term strategy. Will Taliban leaders contain the resurgence of violence?
Alternatives to violent policing already exist in the daily practices of Nairobi residents who don’t depend on the police for safety.
South Africans are actively challenging the criminalisation of the state. Many of the revelations about fraud, corruption and nepotism come from principled whistle-blowers within the state.
Former prime minister emerges from assassination attempt wounded, but vowing to continue protest against government.
An international relations scholar traces the debate about tyrannicide from the ancient world to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
To the famous composer, the gun serves not as a tool of self-defense, but as an instrument of self-expression and self-realization.
The European court of human rights has found the Russian state responsible for Litvinenko’s death by poisoning.
The assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse in his home outside Port-au-Prince ended a presidency that had plunged the already troubled nation deeper into crisis.
States are increasingly using assassination to guard against the twin threats of terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.
Vladimir Putin is a standard-bearer, rather than a pioneer in the history of Soviet and Russian political assassination.
Prosecutors say they’ve closed Sweden’s most famous cold case. But many Swedes still have doubts. The crime and botched investigation have been a ‘national trauma’ for this normally peaceful place.
Iran’s missile strikes on Iraqi bases in response to the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani have raised tensions between the U.S. and Iran. But war seems unlikely at this point.
Demands for regulation of media violence reached a fever pitch after RFK’s assassination, and networks scrambled to insert more kid-friendly fare into their lineups. Enter: the Mystery Machine.
The reverberations of JFK’s assassination can still be felt to this day in the paranoid and racialised politics of the American right
Applying actual science to forensic investigations can yield substantially different results from the findings of standard methods in the field.
In the minds of many, the assassination remains a tragedy cloaked in mystery. How does this lack of closure – and the general distrust it fomented – resonate in American culture and politics today?
Generational rebellion is an enduring feature of all societies. Indeed, it is the dynamic through which societies renew themselves and move forward.
Less than a year ago, Andrey Karlov’s assassination would’ve been a dangerous diplomatic incident – but the two massive powers involved have all but mended fences.
Can a Czech soldier justify assassinating a Nazi leader when he knows that it could lead to thousands of innocent citizens being murdered in revenge? If so, how?
Attempts to outlaw the practice have proven difficult, thanks to a tendency on the part of leaders to skirt around the rules.