The Crime of Barbarity I

The following blog series by the Sentinel Project’s Steven Kiersons explores how the physical sciences and Western philosophy contributed to the modern phenomenon of genocide and totalitarianism. Kiersons illustrates how the rise of scientism following the discoveries of Galileo essentially...

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The Portrayal of Burma Through Western Media

Shortly before July, Time Magazine announced its intention to publish a cover story naming Wirathu, a militant nationalist Burmese monk, “The Face of Buddhist Terror.” Until July, Wirathu was relatively obscure outside Burma, and although most were aware of Burma’s significant...

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The Gaping Hole in Genocide Scholarship

This post originally appeared on Intern Danny Hirschel-Burns’ personal blog. Here’s the link. My thesis topic, nonviolent responses to mass atrocities and genocide, is not the most straight forward. Few scholars have written about it in depth, and, if I do say so myself, it’s very...

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