A Landslide for Aung San Suu Kyi

A big change is coming in Burma. “In Rangoon, the nation’s largest city, Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy captured 23 seats in the regional parliament out of the first 24 to be decided. For the second ni...

Episode 87: Robert Pape

Robert Pape is a scholar at the University of Chicago probably best known for two important studies, both of which we discuss in detail. In the mid 1990s Pape wrote Bombing to Win which called into question...

Trouble in Burundi

Many are worried that this may signal the start of a mass atrocity event. “Gunmen killed at least nine people in Burundi's capital hours before police launched house-to-house searches for weapons, amid internat...
South Africa

“Epic Draught” Hits South Africa

Yet more El Nino ravages. “South Africa is facing its worst drought since 1982, with more than 2.7 million households facing water shortages across the country, the government has said...Wandile Sihlobo, an eco...