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A civil war in the northern region of Tigray broke out in November. Denial within the international community has prevented much-needed humanitarian aid.

Alex de Waal
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We should be wary of simplistic uses of history, but we can learn from the logic of social responses.

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The famine in Yemen is not simply “man-made.” Particular men are responsible, and they should be brought to justice.

Alex de Waal
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The crisis of liberal capitalism has arrived, bringing us to the brink of total global war.

Alex de Waal
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Two new British reports deliver a damning and decisive verdict on the politics of interventionism.

Alex de Waal
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The vote will have consequences far beyond the UK's borders. 

Alex de Waal
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The West likes morality plays with clear heroes and villains, in which we play the role of savior.

Alex de Waal
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It creates more violent terrorists and leaves no one who can talk peace.

Alex de Waal
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At USAID there’s one simple thing you can commit to: no famine.

Alex de Waal
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Epidemics are not security crises. But the army is often our only tool.

Alex de Waal
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On understanding and ending the horror

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The vanishing legacy of Operation Restore Hope.

Alex de Waal