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Egypt: Rebranding Sisi
Sisi has skilfully repositioned himself as a strategic pillar in the Middle East - how long can he keep it up?
Last updated: 14 Oct 2014 12:36 GMT
Fanaticism's antidote: 'The Sufis'
The 50th anniversary of 'The Sufis' comes at a time of great disorder and confusion in the world - can it offer clarity?
Last updated: 06 Oct 2014 07:33 GMT
Confidence men and their masquerade
The Spanish Inquisition provides a telling parallel to ISIL's extremism.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2014 10:09 GMT
Hollowing out the state in the Middle East
Proxy games in the Middle East threaten the very core of the state and its future.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 13:04 GMT
The trap: Cult thinking and conflict in the Middle East
The notion of 'cult behaviour' can explain the persistent cycle of violence in the Middle East.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2014 11:22 GMT
Rebellion against the invisible tyrant: The internet
Has technology surpassed human interaction and is the world filled with a generation of idiots?
Last updated: 08 Jul 2014 08:39 GMT
Middle East: Death by identity
The problems of the people in the Middle East are rooted in an overindulgence in identity.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 08:31 GMT
Israel and Palestine: Two states and the extra step
It is time to consider the benefits of an Israeli-Palestinian confederation.
Last updated: 14 May 2014 08:41 GMT
Israel, Palestine and the passage of time
After 70 years of futile diplomacy and conflict, time may well be on the side of the Palestinians.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2014 12:09 GMT
The ineptness of geopolitics
Why 19th century diplomatic habits are not likely to resolve global tensions and challenges.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2014 08:51 GMT
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A soft approach to returning British fighters
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Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
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In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
An intellectual giant: Ali Mazrui (1933-2014)
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