In a Harvard lecture, Matt Waldman argues that empathy can help to resolve and reduce international conflict.
Sir John Holmes argues that there are huge challenges to bringing empathy into foreign policymaking.
Chris Kolenda argues that the US lack of empathy in the post 2001 US-led intervention in Afghanistan had major, adverse implications.
Claire Yorke discusses the diverse ways in which empathy features in theory.
Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles argues that empathy has a crucial role in diplomacy and should be institutionalised.
Gabrielle Rifkind discusses the essential functions of empathy in peacemaking.
Lord Alderdice explores the importance of psychology in conflict resolution, drawing on his role in the Northern Ireland peace process.
Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman explores Russian and Western failures of empathy with respect to the Ukraine crisis.
Iran expert Ellie Geranmayeh argues that empathy between US and Iran officials helped pave the way towards the 2015 nuclear deal.
Journalist and author Jonathan Steele argues that lack of empathy in the 2003 intervention in Iraq had disastrous consequences.