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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
Obama and the limits of power
Will the Middle East pull-out and Asia pivot work?
Last updated: 28 Mar 2014 15:59 GMT
The intelligent citizen
A quarter century after the demise of the Soviet Union, is the Western model of government under threat?
Last updated: 11 Mar 2014 07:52 GMT
The age of dissent
Why are people resorting to street politics across the globe?
Last updated: 11 Feb 2014 09:46 GMT
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