Annexations in the West Bank: Europeans Need to Step Up

Muriel Asseburg & Peter Lintl

In the coming weeks, crucial decisions on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are likely to be made. After three rounds of elections and difficult tactical maneuvers, a coalition government under Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was recently sworn in. The coalition agreement between the main partners — Likud and the Blue and White party — stipulates that, as of July 1, a bill on the “application of...

The Shifting Perspective of the Financial Times

Peter Isackson

On April 3, the highly traditionalist Financial Times expressed its vision of this curious moment in history in an editorial that bore the title, “Virus lays bare the frailty of the social contract.” Its subtitle reads: “Radical reforms are required to forge a society that will work for all.” The article could have credibly been signed by Jeremy Corbyn, Thomas Piketty or Bernie Sanders, none...

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Bringing Stranded Workers in Indian Cities Back to Their Villages

Bringing Stranded Workers in Indian Cities Back to Their Villages

Chittaranjan Kaul

In India, as the national lockdown was extended till May 3, it is incredible that the government failed to do what it should have done a month ago. Heart-rending images of stranded people in cities all over the country, desperately trying to make sense of the sudden loss of home,...


Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy

The 1918 Flu Pandemic

Restricting Freedoms in the Fight Against COVID-19

Coronavirus Pandemic Hotwires the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Talking About the Other Side of Yemen

Algeria’s Perspective on the Libyan Conflict

The Russian Factor in the Libyan Civil War

Sustaining Sustainability: How Small Actions Make a Big Difference

Turkey Pushes Syria and Egypt Closer

How Lebanon’s “WhatsApp Revolution” Affects Hezbollah

The Interview

The 22nd FIFA World Cup in 2022 will be hosted by Qatar, meaning that for the first time in history the international association football bonanza will be held in the Arab world. Football aficionados are waiting to see how a Muslim-majority country that beat the United States as host will deliver on what is arguably the most watched sporting event in...

Kourosh Ziabari, Mohamed Abdallah & Yusuf Bicer