Stories about War & Conflict from October, 2021
A lot has changed for the better in the past 10 years … but Basque society is still working out a public memory about the previous four decades of violence.
On National Heroes Day, Jamaicans at home and abroad pay their respects to ‘son of the soil,’ General Colin Powell
Despite his reputation for decency and integrity, Jamaicans—and the Caribbean in general—had qualms about General Powell’s involvement in the Iraq War.
For weeks, Iran and Azerbaijan have exchanged accusations, and played war games, in what can be best described as chest-thumping.
Chinese movie ‘The Battle of Lake Changjin’ turns the painful history of the Korean War into a glorious victory
The official message of the film is that China gained a decisive victory in the battle of Chosin Reservoir and young people should learn from the fearless, "hot-blooded" soldiers.
Almost three decades later, Turkey is now considering reopening its border with Armenia. The border has been closed since 1993.
According to testimony, the systematic scope and nature of conflict-related sexual violence against men demonstrate that it was an instrument of ethnic cleansing through the destruction of families and communities.
"The Indigenous put up a fight in Cauca by having their own channels of communication."
On September 29, the leaders of two countries met in Russian Black Sea city of Sochi to discuss economic and strategic deals and their presence in conflict zones.
"The hardships we face each day are nothing compared to the lives of those who gave up life and limb and those who have been imprisoned."