Richard Jackson

Professor Richard Jackson, The National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago, New Zealand

Confessions of a Terrorist Sympathiser

I confess that I am a terrorist sympathiser. Of course, it is a profanity, a kind of blasphemy, to admit to such a thing, perhaps the greatest blasphemy in our society at the present time. Some may also consider that…

Paris Attacks: “An act of war” – and other unfortunate phrases

Watching the terrible events unfolding during and after the Paris terrorist attacks, I have a helpless sense of deja vu. It reminds me of the movie, Groundhog Day, only much more deadly and depressing. It feels like we have been here…