Addressing Anti-Colonial Amnesia and Disregard: The Forgotten Soldiers of An Empire

During WWII, Britain mobilised a huge, now-forgotten, army of African soldiers from its colonies on the continent to fight against the Axis powers (Nazi Germany, Italy and Japan). These African soldiers were wrenched from their homes by colonial conscription laws, fought bravely and well during the Second World War. But

Off-The-Books Diplomacy: Italy And Libya – Beyond Official Agreements

A photo of the Libyan Coast, with a view to the Mediterranean Sea / Wikimedia Commons It is often said that, in politics, there is no room for morality. Indeed, sometimes a State accepts a certain degree of external injustice in order to cope with internal problems. That is, unfortunately,

A Governments Guide to Revoking Autonomy: The Curious Case of Kashmir

Source: Kashmir Global In the days leading up to August 5th the inhabitants of Indian-administered Kashmir would experience a series of foreboding events. The telephone networks and internet access were cut off, public gatherings were banned, tens of thousands of troops were sent in, tourist were instructed to leave Kashmir

The Last Rebel Stronghold: Idlib Between A Humanitarian Crisis And The End Of The Syrian Civil War

The Syrian conflict has been catalysing the world’s attention for eight years now. The last months have brought significant developments to the table such as the announcement, some months ago, that the self-proclaimed Islamic Caliphate had fallen and ISIS was defeated. But does this mean the end of the Syrian

It’s More Than A Sunni-Shia Conflict: How The West Is Funding Warlords In Yemen

Nothing in Yemen has been left untouched by war, not even the air. Yemen’s four-year civil war has produced the world’s worst humanitarian disaster. The conflict between a Saudi-led coalition supporting the Yemeni government and Iran-aligned rebels has killed at least 10,000 people and pushed 14 million more to the