war

Blog
Nov 14, 2019
Tyne Cot Cemetary in the Ypres Salient on the Western Front. Image: Thomas Quine/Flickr

Lest we forget, remembering war

Shama Naqushbandi
Remembrance poses uncomfortable questions with no easy answers. Do we treat war as an aberration in human history, or as the darker shadows of our better spirits that we need to continuously counter?
Blog
Nov 13, 2019
National War Memorial in Ottawa. Image: Paul Gorbould/Flickr

Balancing remembrance and memory in an age of anxiety

Abdul Nakua
All wars are fought twice, "the first time on the battlefield, and the second time in memory." What is often forgotten is the memory of those who were oppressed, exploited and unrecognized.
Podcast
Jul 17, 2019
Image: Wikimedia - Yemen civil war detailed map (August 2015)

The ongoing war in Yemen explained

Asia Pacific Currents
Kamillia el-Eriani, a Melbourne-based professor of sociology and politics, talks to Jiselle Hanna about the dynamics and deep roots of the conflict in Yemen.
Columnists
Jun 7, 2019
Image: Pierre Marcel/Flickr

D-Day, the last 'good' war

Well that was a piece of unfortunate timing: the botch on opening a memorial to Canada's fallen soldiers in Afghanistan came just before the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

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