Middle East

The Great Migration

"The ultimate demographic impact on Europe of the present wave of migration is totally unpredictable"

Migrant Crisis? Europe Hasn’t Seen Anything Yet

The exodus is changing the West before our eyes. Lack of leadership has allowed the Continent to drift towards a form of cultural suicide.

Gaza Withdrawal Symptoms

Israel's 2005 disengagement from Gaza has left lasting bitterness

Subverting The Superpowers

Efraim Karsh's book on the creation of the modern Middle East is timely but overstates his case

The Grand Illusion

‘It is tempting to pretend that the mayhem unleashed by the Arab Spring will somehow not affect us. It will. It already does’

How To Rescue Iraq From Obama’s Folly

Only US troops as part of an international force can halt ISIS in its tracks as its influence spreads due to the President’s disastrous policies

End Syria’s War

‘Four years of Western inaction in Syria have contributed to the crisis in the Mediterranean. So has our ill-conceived intervention in Libya’

The Global Politics Of Netanyahu’s Victory

There was more to his controversial statement about Arab votes than Netanyahu's critics cared to acknowledge

We Cannot Avoid The Battle Over Blasphemy

Why do we turn a blind eye to executions in Muslim states? After Paris, we must confront attempts to impose extreme versions of Islam in the West

Habitual Hypocrisy

"I’ve said it before: where do the Israel-bashers stand on Syria? I’ll say it again because I hear a resounding silence."

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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