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2014 – The Russian Annexation of Crimea

18 March 2014 – Crimea This sort of thing wasn’t supposed to happen any more. Europe had found other ways to settle its disputes. Armies

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1995 – The Oklahoma City Bombing

19 April 1995 – Oklahoma City Terrorism has been omnipresent in Western politics in recent years, usually linked to Islamic organisations and individuals. But terrorism

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1994 – The Rwandan Genocide

6 April 1994 – Kigali When a aeroplane carrying the President was shot down over Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, the government responded in brutal fashion. The

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1991 – The Croatian War of Independence
1991 – The Croatian War of Independence

1 March 1991 – Pakrac An old professor of mine during my third year as an undergraduate ran a course on Eastern European history. I

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Help for Heroes are political – don’t pretend otherwise

In what is becoming a depressing series of “charity is political, and if you pretend otherwise you’re living under a rock“, The Sun is using

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War and disability – recent talk

On 19th September, I gave a talk as part of the LSHTM Archives and Library‘s Improving Health in Wartime exhibition. This was a joint seminar

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