It’s not just about us

Europe endures a sporadic but constant stream of terrorist attacks in its cities. These are carried out by individuals or small groups. Larger attacks in London, Madrid and Paris involve bombings and mass shootings. Smaller attacks by individuals involve assaults and the running down of civilians. It is extremely easy to exaggerate these events, to […]

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Bombocracy

Go, unfriendly bombs! One of the main critical comments in response to British politicians supporting bombing strikes in Syria was the conflation of bombing and war, as if Daesh was at war with the UK and that bombing was a way to defeat them. Clearly this is a misleading representation of the situation, but it […]

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