After surviving the first of April hoaxes, we’ve decided to cheer you up with an 80s music guide to current conflicts and issues in International Relations. It is interesting to see how music can be reused to describe something that wasn’t on the radar at the time and certainly not on the mind of the artists. It is nothing but to enjoy music from a time when the fronts appeared to be clear cut – with 20-20 hindsight we can say that this wasn’t always true. Friends have become foes and some players are even trying to go back in time.
A closer look at the war in Yemen helps comprehending the current dynamics of Middle Eastern conflicts and politics.