The UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon is forced to close due to a shortfall in funding. In an interview with Foreign Policy magazine, I explain that the sudden closure of the court raises many questions.
For the Global Policy Journal, I reviewed Kyle M. Lascurettes’ book ‘Orders of Exclusion’, which provides thought-provoking insights into world history.
For The The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, I reviewed ‘Challenges of Multilateralism’ by Kathryn C. Lavelle: ‘an important and timely contribution to the study of international history and diplomacy’.
We commemorate wars and genocides, but our collective memory seems unfit to remember other catastrophes like pandemics. An essay about learning from the past.
In a new book chapter I co-authored, I examine the roles and responsibilities of the media in the portrayal of victims of wartime sexual violence.
Following the US administration’s recognition of the genocide against the Uyghur minority in China, the government, businesses, and the international community need to take concrete steps.
‘Such sensibility is the sensibility of a lady who faints when she sees a calf being killed’ (Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace). My piece for Dutch daily Trouw.
Six years after the genocide against the Yezidi minority in Iraq, media attention and political willingness to act is waining. Why?
Turkey pursues an increasingly agressive foreign policy and threatens international cooperation in NATO and the EU. My analysis of the situation appeared in the Dutch monthly paper De Kanttekening.
For the Dutch Review of Books, I reviewed the (former) Dutch UN ambassador’s book on the Netherlands’ membership of the Security Council.