Tag Archives: World War II

When will they ever learn?

Kathie Malley-Morrison As the anniversaries of the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima (August 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (August 9, 1945) snuck by with little acknowledgment and limited chagrin in the US, it troubled me that those world-shattering, paradigm-changing events are, for young … Continue reading

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Are YOU guilty of a war crime?

To put the question differently: Do you pay taxes? If you do, you may be committing a war crime. Tax Rebellion, a group active in the United Kingdom, argues that “Under the international laws of war, it is a criminal … Continue reading

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Russian war fever: Will it spread? (Part 1)

The chapter on “War Fever” in the forthcoming International Handbook of Negotiation and Mediation (M. Gallucio, Ed., Berlin: Springer), analyzes the psychology behind ploys used to gain popular support for military aggression. These include… Continue reading

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