Total 35 Posts
Israel and the United Arab Emirates weren’t at war, so their new deal is not really a peace accord. Nor does it satisfy the Palestinians, who need Arab nations to support their drive for statehood.
How the failures of the 1919 Versailles Peace Treaty set the stage for today’s anti-racist uprisings.7 min read
The racism that is now the target of protest across the globe is rooted in the decisions made 100 years ago by white men from powerful countries who believed maintaining their dominance was more important than seeking peace through justice.
Biden’s long foreign-policy record signals how he’ll reverse Trump, rebuild old alliances and lead the pandemic response.6 min read
How would Joe Biden engage a world upended by Trump? A diplomacy expert explains what Biden’s history says about his foreign policy priorities.
With France on manoeuvres and Germany struggling to play peacemaker, Turkish-Greek relations are close to 1974 lows.
The port, and surrounding neighbourhoods devastated by the explosion, are at the heart of Beirut.
I feel justified for leaving decades ago but my heart bleeds for the people trapped in Lebanon.
The wretchedness of their plight and their growing anger raises a question: Are the Lebanese really as stoic as is always claimed?