Confronted with a rising death toll in Syria, documented by YouTube video clips, that shocked the conscience of the international community, Kofi Annan elaborated a six-point plan to avert a further bloodbath. But will it work? Mid-east expert and blogger Ed Husain gives Jim Zirin his view of the way forward.
On January 30, 1972, during a civil rights march in Northern Ireland, the British Army killed 13 civilians. The eminent English jurist, Lord Saville, was tasked to conduct a public inquiry into what happened that ‘Bloody Sunday’. The report concluded that the soldiers were unjustified in firing and led to an unqualified apology by Prime Minister Cameron. In an exclusive Digital Age interview with Professor Richard Susskind, Lord Saville says that digital technologies were indispensable to the inquiry.