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Oct 06, 2012
An alarming increase in the number of attacks on Nato troops by rogue members of the Afghan security forces is substantially undermining joint counterinsurgency operations. Read Article Civil war looms as Afghan troops go rogue
Mar 09, 2012
Christopher de Bellaigue tells the story of the overthrow by the US and Britain of Iran's democratically elected government in 1953. Read Article Patriot of Persia: the eccentric Muhammad Mossadegh
Feb 17, 2012
Dasa Drndic's novel is an intricately woven exposition of the erosion of identity under Adolf Hitler's regime. Read Article Trieste: uncomfortable but necessary window on Nazi era
Oct 21, 2011
A keen mind is needed to process Christopher Priest¿s latest offering, The Islanders, an unsteady balance of mythical travel and character study, strung together in non-linear fashion.
Read Article Christopher Priest: The Islanders
Oct 14, 2011
A nuanced picture of the inner workings of Hamas and its relationship with Gazan society. Read Article Sara Roy: Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza
Sep 30, 2011
Jean-Pierre Filiu, a French expert on Middle East politics, outlines 10 lessons that can already be drawn from the tumultuous events that have come to be known collectively as the Arab Spring. Read Article The Arab Revolution: Is al Qa'eda obsolete?
Jul 29, 2011
The Jewish academic Ilan Pappé argues that the Nakba was nothing short of a premeditated and systematically violent ethnic cleansing programme. Read Article The Forgotten Palestinians: a fresh perspective on the Nakba
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