World history

In Words

With the myriad of events these past years, so many thoughts have ratcheted around, swirling begging attention, with not much of substance. Yet, there are kernels of information that portend nuggets of truth. Perhaps, even pathways into the future in… Read More ›

Syria: Aleppo has become a ‘new Srebrenica’

Inhabitants right to see indifference to their destruction as a betrayal  By Una Mullally ‘In the 1990s, we said never again,” a UN official recalls. “Aleppo is the new Srebrenica.” After four years of bombardment by government forces, the siege… Read More ›