The evolution of empathy may have conferred both the advantage of mercy and the tradeoffs of killing.
Much attention has focused on the apparent violence in humanity’s distant past. But evidence of kindness and care is much more widespread.
War monuments and memorials are a source of contention in the United States. It’s time to reimagine the ways we memorialize the heroes and victims of war.
Razia Sultan has faced persecution, imprisonment, and torture in Kashmir since she was 16 years old. Her courageous story highlights how India’s military occupation of Kashmir has impacted the region’s women and shaped their struggles for survival and dignity.
Modern warfare isn’t only conducted with bombs, tanks, and guns—language also plays a central role.
History has produced a lot of famous war machines, but only a few of them have become icons.