by Larissa Schober On 2 June this year, the German parliament voted for a resolution that declared the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as a genocide. Without hesitation, the Turkish response was to withdraw its ambassador from Germany. … Continue reading Why’s genocide so political?
by Katerina Karakatsanis The recent airstrikes debate in the British Commons involved historical examples ranging from Iraq to Srebrenica. The example of Kosovo as a ‘blue-print’ has been raised by many different governments including the United States.[i] This piece … Continue reading The Kosovo Airstrikes Precedent: A ‘One-Size-Fits-All’?
By Geoff Moore In the House of Commons on December 2nd, British MPs debated the question of expanding airstrikes into Syria against ISIS. Conservatives and others who support the Prime Minister’s plan have presented airstrikes as a moral duty and … Continue reading Airstrikes in Syria and the Language used to Justify War