Rwandan Genocide: How the UN facilitated one of the most devastating genocides in history

By Francis Forsey Content Warning: This article will discuss themes of genocide. ‘Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it’ – George Santayana (1906) This popular quote has been emblazoned upon many murals and memorials, and ingrained in the hearts of many historians and political commentators. 24 years on, the UN hasContinue reading “Rwandan Genocide: How the UN facilitated one of the most devastating genocides in history”

Balkans: The Spectre of War

By Héloïse Bertrand In the Western Balkans, the inter-ethnic tensions since the explosion of the former Yugoslavia in the 90s have not vanished despite almost twenty years of relative stability. Worried about Trump’s tumultuous rise to power and the Eurosceptic wave engendered by the Brexit speculative phenomenon in the United Kingdom, the West has completelyContinue reading “Balkans: The Spectre of War”