Endgame for King Bibi?

By: Benjamin Flaig (Guest Writer) If Likud, the party he chairs, gains the majority of the Knesset’s 120 seats, Netanyahu will be tasked with forming...

An Afterthought on Fidel Castro

Havana, Cuba. December 31st, 1960. Celebrations were quieter since the revolution. Whether out of exhaustion or fear, Clara and Eduardo insisted on welcoming the...

Swallowing the Pill: What to Do with North Korea?

In his annual New Year’s address, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un offered an olive branch to South Korea, suggesting negotiations on the participation of...

The US and Iran: A Repetition of History?

The beginning of a new decade shows that we are not ready to bring peace to the Middle East. Once again, the eyes of...

From the Scent of Jasmine to the Smell of Sulfur: The Legacy of the...

Ten years ago, a wildfire of revolts touched off in the Arab world, leading to an unprecedented sequence of events that irreversibly changed the...

From Destroyer to Savior: Unweaving Assad’s Tale

In the seventh year of the war in Syria Bashar al-Assad is still the main figure. His strategies and allies kept him on the...

The Syrian paradox: Why ‘one does not simply walk into Mordor,’ nor out of...

Dark and obscure Mordor has almost nothing to do with culturally rich and fascinating Syria. The only common factor is that third parties can...

Losing a Generation: The Plight of Children in War-torn Yemen

By: Ruben Hirsch (Guest Writer) Nearly one year ago, on August 9, 2018, an airstrike conducted by the Saudi-led military coalition operating in Yemen killed 40...

The Erosion of Truth

It is said that truth is the first casualty of war. In today’s war on words, it is evermore clear that conflict is upon...

Democratic Support Without Democracy: Explaining the Popularity of the Chinese Government

Over the past year, international media reports on Chinese politics frequently centred around the oppression of minorities, public surveillance measures, and China’s increasingly aggressive...

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