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Congress, White House reaching breaking point on Yemen?

Eric Eikenberry

Congress, White House reaching breaking point on Yemen?

Comment: Tension is escalating between Congress and the administration concerning US support for coalition war crimes in Yemen, writes Eric Eikenberry.

'Arab NATO would be a disaster for democracy

Sam Hamad

'Arab NATO would be a disaster for democracy

Comment: An 'Arab NATO' would represent the final nail in the coffin for the region's wave of Arab revolutions, writes Sam Hamad.

The cost of conflict: Violence against women in Kashmir

Umar Lateef Misgar

The cost of conflict: Violence against women in Kashmir

Comment: In Indian-controlled Kashmir, impunity is the norm, even in cases of mass rape, writes Umar Lateef Misgar.

Syrians criticising 'fake hero' Ahed only empower our oppressors

Loubna Mrie

Syrians criticising 'fake hero' Ahed only empower our oppressors

Comment: Resentment towards Ahed Tamimi is misplaced and harming the struggles ...

Usman Butt

Review: The Merchant of Syria

Book review: This is a compelling story about conflict and displacement, that teaches us about the importance of optimism, writes Usman Butt.

Fazzur Rahman Siddiqui

Imran Khan: The changing face of Pakistan's Gulf relations

Comment: Pakistan's new prime minister Imran Khan hopes to avoid taking sides in the divisive politics of the Gulf region, but that's no easy task, writes Fazzur Rahman.

Malia Bouattia

Ban Boris, not the burqa

Comment: Boris Johnson's use of racist tropes to increase his popularity is proving disturbingly successful, writes Malia Bouattia.

When defending 'religious liberty' means courting Christian nationalists

Marcus Montgomery

When defending 'religious liberty' means courting Christian nationalists

Comment: Jeff Sessions' 'Religious Liberty Task Force' has nothing to do with guaranteeing the rights of all religious groups, writes Marcus ...

Iraq's protests are about more than corrupt elites

Mona Alami

Iraq's protests are about more than corrupt elites

Comment: In addition to anger over corruption and the lavish lives of the elites, the effects of climate change are compounding resentment in Iraqi society, writes Mona Alami.

Derek Davison

While Iran braces for sanctions, what comes next?

Comment: Should sanctions cause Iran's leadership to collapse, a military dictatorship controlled by former elements of the IRGC could emerge, writes Derek Davison.

Sam Hamad

Selling a phoney peace in Syria

Comment: By allowing French aid to be directly distributed by the Russian army, France's president Macron is endorsing Russian hegemony over Syria, writes Sam Hamad.

CJ Werleman

Apple boss Wozniak gets fingers into Saudi pie

Comment: Tech giant and entrepreneur Steve Wozniak is rubber stamping the Saudi monarchy's efforts to rehabilitate its global reputation, writes CJ Werleman.