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Saudi Arabia’s great new “reformer” is also behind Yemen catastrophe
Why Qatar is the focus of terrorism claims
Qatar crisis: Turkish parliament approves troop deployment
Why key Arab countries have cut ties with Qatar — and what Trump had to do with it
Qatar in a bind
Pakistan’s balancing act with Iran just got tougher
Mohammed Emwazi's (also known as ‘Jihadi John’) killing plays both ways: as a success for Western natural justice and yet, at the same time, the creation of another martyr to the ISIS cause.
Russia is nowhere near as isolated or as bereft of options in Syria as Western governments would like to believe.
José Ciro Martínez and Brent Eng
The focus on cash and military equipment flows into Syria has neglected the role of food aid in sustaining the regime and the civil war
As the pattern of Russian air strikes on Syria becomes clear, we can now discern Putin’s campaign plan
Recent increases in Russia’s military presence in Syria not only help reinforce a regional ally in opposition to the West, but also ensure Russia’s prominent role in Syria’s political future, with or without Assad.
The UK government’s strategic narrative on the 2011 intervention in Libya had only mixed success in influencing the public’s view of the conflict
Despite the real threat posed by Daesh in Libya, its strength and coherence should not be exaggerated; the group remains only a single component in the country’s complex jihadist landscape
The recent documentary Bitter Lake is compelling, but its greatest value may be in its powerful storytelling rather than its historical account
Tamir Libel and Emily Boulter
The IDF’s increasing dependence on UAVs has ensured Israel’s technological superiority over its Arab neighbours, but is unlikely to be extended across the Israeli military
Norway’s experience during NATO’s 2011 intervention in Libya exemplifies the mounting challenges of coalition warfare for small states
Dr Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi
In Speech on Islam, Trump Strikes a More Moderate Tone
H A Hellyer
Trump trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Europe: what could go wrong?
ANALYSIS: US strike on pro-Assad forces a red line, or a red herring?