MUSCLE FLEXING OVER CYPRUS SPARKS CONCERNS

On May 14th 2012, two F-15 Israeli aircraft repeatedly violated Turkish airspace over Cyprus; the intruder…

FEARING CHANGE IN ALEPPO

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LETTER FROM CAIRO JULY 2012

In Egypt, politics are not just something you read about in the newspapers or watch on…

PALESTINE’S RIGHT ?

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A JORDANIAN DILEMMA

The struggle is on to ensure the continuation of the Hashemite dynasty. King Abdullah II is…

THE HIDDEN HAND IN SYRIA

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STREET CHILDREN OF AFGHANISTAN

The West spends thousands of dollars to protect its property and personnel in Afghanistan. Barriers, concrete…

IS LEBANON ON THE BRINK OF BEDLAM ?

This time around, Syria is concerned that its control of Lebanon is slipping again, with anti-Syrian…

A THIRD INTIFADA: WAITING IN THE WINGS ?

This was the first time that Barghouti had made such an announcement since he was jailed…

A MAGHREBI TINDERBOX

The Tuareg are fabled desert warriors known as "the blue men" because of the distinctive colour…