Middle East
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Middle East

17 May 2018

Why demonising Iran is a dangerous game

Trump’s blundersome approach is escalating Israel-Iran tensions.

9 May 2018

Trump’s dangerous Iran obsession

America’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal will stoke tension in the Middle East.

16 April 2018

The West’s virtue-bombing of Syria is a disastrous mistake

Our governments have made themselves the allies of ISIS.

13 April 2018

Syria: the bloody price of Western narcissism

The Twitter bombardiers have no idea of the horrors they will unleash.

20 March 2018

Afrin: the shame of the West

Why Western leaders are silent on the barbarism against the Kurds.

20 February 2018

America v Russia: blundering into a hot war

The killing of Russian mercenaries in Syria ramps up Cold War tensions.

24 January 2018

The use and abuse of the Kurds

Why we must oppose Turkey’s outrageous assault on Afrin.

3 January 2018

In praise of Iran’s brave rebels

Why aren’t more Westerners cheering this epic fight for democracy?

26 December 2017

An empire of barbarism

This year, the West continued to unravel the Middle East.

18 December 2017

Mohammed bin Salman: a kinder, gentler despot

The Western media fawning over the crown prince has been shocking.