With ISIL moving towards urban warfare, serious questions regarding the efficacy of the US-led strat
24 Sep 2014 10:50 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, US & Canada, Iran, Iraq
On the campaign trail, Assad can only offer an exhausted and bleeding Syrian public a pyrrhic victory.
13 May 2014 08:33 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Iran, Iraq, Russia
Had Assad declined to run for a third term, he'd have shown that the country's future is more important than one man.
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Asad Durrani, former head of Pakistan's ISI, debates Michael Flynn, former head of the US Defense Intelligence Agency.
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War & Conflict, Middle East, France
People and Power investigates the growing global phenomenon of organised begging.
Poverty, Philippines, Sweden
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan