Land reform has always been closely tied to shifts in the wider political economy of countries.
Berlin's rapid transformation is proof that cities can overcome conflict – but the fight against injustice doesn't end there.
A media historian uses declassified government documents to show how both sides of the Iron Curtain worked to have the projects canned.
Marking the end of the Cold War offers the chance to reflect on the changes and continuities in African politics and international relations since 1989.
Young people from both East and West Germany congregated in nightclubs which were hastily thrown up in the spaces where the Wall had dominated.
In 1989, Francis Fukuyama pronounced that history had ended. How wrong he was.
At the Sochi summit, African states embraced Russia's newly established relations.
China and the United States are not at war, but cyberspace has created opportunities for intelligence gathering, influence and sabotage that are already taking place.
To celebrate National Vodka Day, a food historian debunks myths and highlights unknown facts about one of America's favorite liquors.
The United States is exhibiting several of the signs that have historically resulted in uprisings and revolutions. Is another American revolution looming?
Robert Mugabe's years of playing one group off against the other to favour himself finally wore too thin in 2017.
Nuclear threats are serious – but officials, the media and the public keep a close eye on them. There's less attention to the dangers of cyberattacks, which could cripple key utilities.
The British nuclear weapon tests on Kiritimati (or Christmas) Island had profound and lasting cultural consequences for both atomic veterans and local islanders.
Maps that divide the world into 'no-go' and 'safe' zones has created a new politics of danger.
Only psychologists could discern how Dumiso Dabengwa maintained his legendary composure, a necessary trait for an intelligence supremo.
The first great power rivalry of the 21st century has begun – and it's unlike any rivalry the world has ever seen.
There is a growing sense that the British authorities would rather forget their weapons testing history.
An international civil service matters for global governance. Without it, it would be impossible to promote and maintain a rules-based world.
War games let you test your political and military acumen right at your kitchen table – while also helping you appreciate how decision-makers are limited by the choices of others.
When is math not just math? Political conflicts have led to new study-abroad initiatives, the creation of a world-class university, the migration of mathematicians and serious educational reforms.