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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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Military injustice: Both US and India 'left in the dark'
Women architects: Building change
The real threat from the Islamic State is to Muslims, not the west
Who is India's 'Iron Lady'?
Let's end this madness in the global debt system
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
Rehabilitating South Africa's ex-prisoners
For many former prisoners, life outside of prison is fraught with difficulties, including joblessness and social stigma.
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
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