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Welcoming evacuee neighbours in a pandemic

May 17, 2022

We need rebellion to confront new disruptive technologies

May 16, 2022

A welcome for Ukrainian refugees, but not those from the Middle East

March 7, 2022

🌊 The authoritarian consolidation attempt in Turkey

February 22, 2022

The new coalition government is the most diverse in Israel's history, and promises real change

August 25, 2021
May 13, 2021

The Palestinian elections that weren't

Jørgen Jensehaugen Palestinians in the Occupied Territories had been set to vote in the first legislative and presidential elections in fifteen years. But in a last-minute decision, President Abbas postponed the elections indefinitely. Once again, the Palestinian people are left in political limbo with unelected leaders, write Jørgen Jensehaugen and Erling Lorentzen Sogge Read more
January 25, 2021

The Arab uprisings ten years on: the EU must change its policy of neglect

Maria Gloria Polimeno The EU has failed to support democracy and political change in the Middle East and North Africa. Maria Gloria Polimeno argues for a more inclusivist social approach, along with radically revised foreign policy Read more
January 5, 2021

The Kurds defeated Islamic State – now Turkey wants to end their success story 

Dastan Jasim We owe much to the Kurds for the defeat of Islamic State, even if the fight still goes on. Yet, writes Dastan Jasim, the rise of Turkey as an unpredictable military power threatens post-conflict reconstruction – and Syria’s democratic future Read more

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