Category Archives: Multilateral Foreign Policy

The responsibility for ISIS doesn’t lie with the West

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While it would be ridiculous to allow the West the moral high ground, it is even more absurd for the Muslim world to transfer the responsibility for ISIS on to the West.

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Why US air strikes on ISIS are right, and why the left should support them

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It was right to oppose Israeli brutality in Gaza, but now it’s right to support the use of force by the US in Northern Iraq.

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Why you really need to pay attention to Iraq’s Yazidi community

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This tragic state of affairs needs to be taken up by the international community.

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Violence in Libya: a by-product of NATO irresponsibility

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The West helped topple Gaddafi but failed in its duty to the Libyan people in the aftermath.

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Different perspectives on Gaza: Arab commentators and Labour MPs

Big gaps have opened up between the political analyses and proscriptions being proposed by Labour Party MPs and by many Arab commentators.

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Qatar – the sugar-daddies of Islamist financing

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The implications for the Muslim world are grave if the liberal/progressive voices lose the battle for the very soul of the faith.

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Africa is losing six-and-a-half-times the amount it receives in aid

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Wealthy governments, including the UK, bear responsibility for much of Africa’s loss of resources.

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Outraged about Gaza? Fine. Now worry about Syria

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The lack of action over the fate of Palestinians in Syria suggests the death and suffering of Palestinians is not enough to get people onto the streets.

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The Hamas rockets matter too: a reply to Owen Jones

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Yes, some of those obstacles are found on the Israeli side. But the rocket threat from Hamas is a huge obstacle, too.

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The ISIS declaration has done more for counter-extremism than any government programme

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Islamists in the UK don’t like what they see.

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