Experimental attempts to alter the state of mind of soldiers is not new. What is the human mind–and who does it belong to?
At the heart of Inanna’s quest for justice is a provocation. A provocation spurred on by perceived acts of disloyalty, slights to her status, romantic mishaps, sexual transgressions and even acts of violence.
When whole clans, communities and countries begin to feel these emotions–war is born. Did our ancestors make the right decision to wage war?
In 1993, the Japanese government finally acknowledged the atrocities. Many Japanese officials, however, have maintained that it was not sexual slavery, but voluntary prostitution.
War is organised violence. War is violent, unpredictable and chaotic. What we don’t seem to recognise is that it takes strategy and organisation to create a war and to lead a people to victory.
Indian armies have historically been on the defensive and have failed, time and time again, to project power to take out their enemies.
We put them away in these places even though they have committed no crimes.
How can a builder destroy two twin towers so callously?
We evacuate, not knowing what awaits. Is there a better life that exists for us beyond these borders?
Since ancient times, psychological warfare (PSYWAR) has been employed as a ‘nonviolent weapon’ to achieve military goals.