Putin’s worldview echoes Russian phrase, ‘Who is not with us, is against us.’
The European bourgeoisie could not forgive Hitler because he applied in Europe colonialist procedures previously reserved for the supposedly inferior Arabs, Indians, and Africans.
Therapists may have strong feelings about a conflict, but they can work with people affected by either side.
When you view photos and video through the fog of war, first ask yourself: Do I really know what I’m looking at?
Wars are multiplying – and the damage these conflicts do isn’t just immediate. They leave long-term environmental damage
The leader of Chechnya rules with brute force, impunity and near autonomy. Why doesn’t Vladimir Putin rein him in?
Pretoria needs to pull off a balancing act in managing South Africa’s international relations to advance its economic interests.
Cyberspace is a battlefield in modern conflicts – and combatants must follow international humanitarian law to protect civilians.
Support for the Palestinian cause has remained a steadfast element of South African foreign policy since the ANC came into power in 1994.
The bloody ground attacks by Hamas in Israel caused the biggest shock. But the unprecedented scale of rocketry and successful use of armed drones contributed to the surprise.
Calling something a ‘tragedy’ serves to minimize human responsibility for its causes, which can be convenient for the people who are causing the ‘tragedy.’
The things that people are able to bring with them often take on a heightened significance, reflective of both their old and new lives.
Theatre has now been fully instrumentalised by the Russian state in line with its new patriotic cultural policy.
Russia is not only looking for much-needed ammunition, it is trying to counter Western influence wherever it can.
Wars are no longer fought in the trenches, they’re fought in the streets and civilians are on the frontline.
African must make its collective voice heard on Russian mercenaries in African conflicts.
Russia has long been a ‘paramilitarised’ regime, where the state can be challenged and undermined, but is not completely destroyed, by paramilitary or criminal groups.
A scholar of Eastern Europe spent time talking with Ukrainians in Kyiv during a recent trip and observed that people are scarred from the war – but still determined to fight back against Russia.
As long as nuclear power plants continue to operate, we are frighteningly vulnerable not only to severe accidents, but also to the weaponisation of these facilities.
There is increased demand to join BRICS in the emerging world order, partly as a countervailing power to “the west”.