conflict

Vanni: A graphic history

A recent graphic novel highlights the human cost of Sri Lanka’s civil war.

| Jun 16, 2020

Braving it all

For women in Kashmir, journalism is a life-long struggle.

| Jun 05, 2020

Poppies and power in Afghanistan

How drug trade, foreign aid and global politics impacted the Afghan state and society.

| Mar 11, 2020

Violence in the time of ‘no-war’

Sri Lanka’s militarised approach in the aftermath of the civil war has had destabilising social consequences.

| Sep 29, 2014

Battlefield to marketplace and back

Peace in Burma is hampered by an economic logic of limited utility.

| Sep 15, 2014

CIA in Mustang, MIA in Dharamsala

A new novel on Tibet highlights, and skirts around, many of the region’s issues.

| Sep 09, 2014

Peace, justice and conflict in Afghanistan

Can Afghanistan move forward without addressing its past and present human rights violations and war crimes?

The many faces of the diaspora

With tens of thousands of educated Afghans fleeing the country, an imminent brain drain threatens the reconstruction of Afghanistan after 2014.

| Mar 27, 2014

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