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The Yemen Project: HAJ 10003 – Aahim Triangle, Bani Hassan, Hajjah

By yemenproject Incident ID: HAJ10003 Location: Muthalith Aahim (Aahim Triangle), Bani Hassan, Hajjah Governorate, Yemen Coordinates: 16.325139, 43.089533 Incident Grading: Likely Date: 2015-07-04 Time (AST): 1730–1900 UTC (MSF states 20:30 AST. HRW states “about...

Taiwan’s high-tech tightrope

By Elise Thomas Taiwan is walking an increasingly fine line between its security and economic interests when it comes to major Chinese technology companies—and it’s about to get (even more) political. Last Friday, the...

Is winter coming to the EU?

By Mark Leonard A popular narrative holds that the European Parliament elections in May will be Act III in the populist drama that began in 2016 with the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum and US...

The Strategist Six: Brendan Nelson

By The Editors Welcome to ‘The Strategist Six’, a feature that provides a glimpse into the thinking of prominent academics, government officials, military officers, reporters and interesting individuals from around the world. 1. As...

Separating climate finance and ODA

By Fiona Ryan International cooperation on climate change has been dogged by problems of who should pay to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and increase resilience against climate change. Suspicion reigns! Under the 2015 Paris...

The Yemen Project: DHA10002 – Sanaban Wedding Strike

By yemenproject Incident ID: DHA10002 Location: Sanaban, Dhamar, Mayfa’at Anss, Yemen Coordinates: 14.426831, 44.664921 Incident Grading: Confirmed Date: 2015-10-07 Time (AST): Approximately 2200 AST KEY FINDINGS – We identified the location of the alleged...

The structure of a diplomatic revolution

By Richard N. Haass It has been nearly 60 years since the philosopher and historian Thomas Kuhn wrote his influential book The structure of scientific revolutions. Kuhn’s thesis was simple but heretical: breakthroughs in...

The five-domains update

By Rhys De Wilde, Luke Courtois and Genevieve Feely Sea state Today marks the 70th anniversary of the formation of China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy. Beijing has invited more than 10 countries to take...

The emotion of Notre Dame

By Dominique Moisi People were chanting, praying and crying, or just frozen in total disbelief, as the flames engulfed ‘their’ cathedral of Notre Dame, the object of their individual and collective memory. The emotions...

Indonesia and Australia: destined but disparate democracies

By Graeme Dobell ‘Relations with Indonesia have provided the crucible of modern Australian foreign policy.’ —Bruce Grant, 1972 The great Australian scribe, Bruce Grant, penned that thought about Indonesia–Australia tests and trials in the...

IPA and impact evaluation in fragile states

By Chris Hoy and Ricardo Morel Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing Ricardo Morel, the Myanmar Country Director for Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), who was in Canberra for the Myanmar Update at...

The Yemen Project: ADE10001 – Fayoush Market Strike

By yemenproject Incident ID: ADE10001 Location: al-Fayush Livestock [goats and sheep]/Qat Market, Lahj Governorate Co-ordinates: 12.979582, 44.937651 Incident grading: Confirmed Date: 06/07/2015 Time: 0545 AST (according to Yemeni government report) or mid-day according to...

The Yemen Project: Announcement

By yemenproject Bellingcat and the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) today announces the release of the first round of investigations as part of a new project examining the campaign of airstrikes carried out by...

The Yemen Project: Announcement

By yemenproject Bellingcat and the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) today announces the release of the first round of investigations as part of a new project examining the campaign of airstrikes carried out by...

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