The Case of Shamima Begum

[Image from] In February 2015, 15-year-old Shamima Begum left London to join IS in Syria. In 2019 — days … More

The Sword of Damocles

As the Syrian civil war enters its second decade in 2021, what started as a peaceful uprising against the political … More

Walid Al-Muallem dies

The Arab uprising that swept across the Middle East, took hold in Syria on March 28th 2011.  Ten years on, … More

Rethinking Syria

Syria – Hell on Earth? 5.6m refugees have fled Syria; 3.8m of these are in Turkey. Some of the Syrian … More