Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Chad's response to the threat posed by Boko Haram
To bring meaningful progress against ISIL, the 'spring offensive' must serve a broader political strategy.
12 Mar 2015 10:35 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
A destructive mindset among Israelis justifies violence against Palestinians.
27 Jul 2014 08:59 GMT | Politics, Israel, United Kingdom
Responding only to the use of chemical weapons ignores the fundamental dynamics behind the violence.
31 Aug 2013 19:45 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Iran, Iraq, Libya
Closing Guantanamo will not only free 166 souls, but liberate the US from the strains of moral hypocrisy, writes author.
Alia Brahimi | 18 Apr 2013 09:04 GMT
The Iraq invasion cannot be reasonably described as a case of "humanitarian intervention", argues Brahimi.
Alia Brahimi | 21 Mar 2013 11:06 GMT | Iraq
Both the United States and Russia have laid out their political stakes when it comes to negotiating with Assad.
Alia Brahimi | 04 Mar 2013 16:21 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, China, Croatia, France
An increasingly disarrayed al-Qaeda is taking advantage of the Arab Spring and sowing chaos - even among themselves.
Alia Brahimi | 08 Nov 2012 14:18 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt
Millions of civilians, through no act or contract of their own, are now ensnared in an urban war, writes Brahimi.
Alia Brahimi | 19 Sep 2012 10:41 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, China, Egypt, France
Incoherent national policies and geopolitical rivalries are leading to a worsening crisis in Syria.
Alia Brahimi, George Joffe | 28 Jun 2012 13:11 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Bahrain, Canada, France
Sentiment about Syria in Lebanon is mixed, as refugees flood in and survive thanks to goodwill.
Alia Brahimi | 19 Apr 2012 07:58 GMT | Politics, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Israel
Brahimi and Joffe see how Syrian domestic repression has immediately affected its allies - Iran, Hezbollah and Iraq.
Alia Brahimi, George Joffe | 28 Feb 2012 11:23 GMT | Syria
The Ethiopian prime minister discusses democracy, human rights, press freedom and the future of his country.
Politics, Human Rights, Ethiopia
The story of Algeria's past, present and future - from independence to the Arab Spring and beyond.
As China tries to outmuscle its neighbours, we ask who will win the battle over the resource-rich waters.
Business & Economy, War & Conflict, Politics
People & Power investigates how Chad is responding to the threat posed by Boko Haram across West Africa.
War & Conflict, Africa, Boko Haram