Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Lebanon’s refugee crisis

Whatever happens at next month’s Geneva conference on Syria one thing is clear, the humanitarian crisis caused by the conflict will continue unabated. Indeed, there remains the possibility that the crisis could yet thwart diplomatic efforts by destabilizing neighbouring countries … Continue reading

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Where have all the Arabs gone?

Where have all the Arabs gone? This question could well be answered over the next few days when the Syrian National Council and other opposition groups meet in Istanbul and when the Arab League meets in Baghdad. Political and media … Continue reading

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Why do we fear a nuclear Iran?

Why do we fear a nuclear Iran? Are our fears rational or misplaced? Most analysis starts from the assumption that a nuclear Iran would be dangerous. It follows that the international community should use a range of policy options, even … Continue reading

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