Theater of Cruelty

Hussein

Why do we resort to bombs and guns?

WAR: Christopher Blattman's long-term project has been to explore the reasons why conflict between groups and nations erupts into war.

A trap of neutrality

SYRIA: Carsten Wieland uncovers a large number of mistakes in the Western donor countries' handling of the humanitarian crisis during the Syrian civil war. He also mentions how rebel forces have deliberately starved local people to attract aid: Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Rwanda.