Middle East

Middle East

10 September 2018

Sisi: the West’s favourite dictator

Egypt is further away than ever from the aspirations of the Arab Spring.

4 September 2018

The West has no moral authority in Syria

Our leaders’ criticisms of Assad and Putin smack of hypocrisy.

13 August 2018

The destruction of Yemen

The West is complicit in the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophe.

26 July 2018

The madness of war with Iran

Surely even Trump isn’t so unstable that he desires such a venture?

12 July 2018

Dancing for freedom

Three cheers for the Iranian women defying their regime.

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.