ON DEVELOPMENT | How US Police Became Paramilitaries

ON DEVELOPMENT | How US Police Became Paramilitaries

That beat cops so often look like troops is not just a problem of “optics.” There is, in fact, a “positive and statistically significant relationship between transfers [to police of military equipment] and fatalities from officer-involved shootings,” according to...
ON DEVELOPMENT | The Pandemic Underlines America’s Ingrained Racism

ON DEVELOPMENT | The Pandemic Underlines America’s Ingrained Racism

The murder of George Floyd by a police officer in broad daylight came amid a high point in the continuing rampage of the coronavirus throughout the country, killing over 100,000 and infecting nearly 2 million while more than 45 million have lost their jobs. The death...
Afghanistan, Between India and Pakistan

Afghanistan, Between India and Pakistan

thediplomat.com, August 19, 2016, Ajibullah Noorzai Has the time come for Pakistan to put an end to its security dilemma with India? Afghanistan, a landlocked country, is located in a strategic location, connecting Central Asia to South Asia and East Asia to West...