BEHIND THE CLOTH CURTAIN
Why the West's Treachery in Afghanistan is Unforgiveable
The data is stratospheric. Afghanistan today is not the medieval torture chamber it used to be, and that is excruciating.
by Tom Gardner
PUBLISH OR PERISH
The Credibility Vacuum in Scientific Research
There is a systemic crisis in scientific research. The ‘replication crisis’ in the scientific method is not an exception and incongruences are not, as we like to tell ourselves, the result of bad apples.
CRISIS AND COOPERATION
Will Covid-19 Strengthen Multilateralism?
The current structures for international and regional cooperation are out-dated. The UN has failed in its role as the supposed platform for cooperation and the World Health Organisation has been trapped by global rivalry...
An Early Victory in the Culture War
Historical films face a peculiar dilemma. They are expected to bear competing burdens: presenting compelling stories on one hand, and respectfully navigating the difficult issues of history on the other. It is rare to find a film which succeeds in both goals...
by Campbell Edmonds