Oslo (Special to Informed Comment) – In November 1970 the Great Bhola Cyclone smashed into the southern coast of what is now Bangladesh, killing 500,000 people. It wasn’t just the deadliest storm in human history — it knocked over the first domino in a political chain reaction that brought the world to the brink of […]
Jason Miklian is a Senior Researcher in business, peacebuilding and sustainable develpment at the Centre for Development and the Environment (University of Oslo, Norway). Miklian has published two books and 75 academic articles in the fields of business, peace and crisis, winning several awards for his publications. Miklian holds a PhD in Development Studies from NMBU (Norway). His most recent book, co-authored with Scott Carney, is The Vortex A True Story of History's Deadliest Storm, an Unspeakable War, and Liberation .