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About Gunnar Heinsohn

Gunnar Heinsohn is the director of the Raphael-Lemkin-Institut at the University of Bremen, Europe's first institute devoted to comparative genocide research. He is the author of Sons and World Power: Terror in the Rise and Fall of Nations (SÌ_hne und Weltmacht; 8th impression, December 2006), a German-language scholarly bestseller. In 2005-07, he lectured on the subject of youth bulges and violence to Germany's secret service (BND), commanders of British armed forces, and Germany's Academy of Security Policy in Berlin.

Articles by Gunnar Heinsohn

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Islamism and war: the demographics of rage

Why are so many Canadian and British soldiers dying in Afghanistan? The answer lies not in ideology but in demography, argues Gunnar Heinsohn.
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