16 May 2013 Somali Piracy: Gone for Good?
What's behind the recent decline in maritime piracy attacks off the Horn of Africa? Sonia Rothwell believes that military operations on land and at sea are starting to have the desired effect, as are more controversial measures developed by private companies. More on «Somali Piracy: Gone for Good?»
6 May 2013 Why Terrorism is Different
While the Boston Marathon bombing was immediately labeled as a terrorist attack, the US has witnessed several outbreaks of mass violence that weren’t defined that way. Today, James Joyner revisits a familiar definitional game – i.e., he tries to distinguish one form of politically motivated violence from another. More on «Why Terrorism is Different»
18 Apr 2013 Myanmar's Alarming Civil Unrest
Recent unrest between Myanmar's Burmese majority and its Muslim communities is only the latest instance of the inter-ethnic violence plaguing the country. Yet, with Myanmar at a critical transition point, Joshua Kurlantzick urges Naypyidaw to act now and stem the rising tide of hatred against non-Burmese. More on «Myanmar's Alarming Civil Unrest»