By Geoff Moore Since October, Israel has been on edge with the frequent occurrence of attacks by Palestinians on civilians and security forces. As of December 11th, at least 19 Israelis and 109 Palestinians have been killed in this string … Continue reading Is Israel planning a military operation in the West Bank?
By Katerina Karakatsanis CCC sat down with Shady Alkhayer, a PhD student of the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies at King’s College London. Shady is currently investigating the relationship of two Shia groups, Amal and Hizbullah, who both fought in … Continue reading Shia versus Shia: The Amal-Hizbullah Divide. An Interview with Shady Alkhayer
By Jacob Lindelöw Berntson Over the last few years, Mozambique has once again seen fighting between the two groups that were the main actors in the Mozambican Civil War 1977-1992. This war left more than one million people dead and … Continue reading Mozambique: Struggling to Move On?
By Jacob Lindelöw Berntson When most people hear the word ‘Mauritania’, they probably wonder: ‘where is that?’ Some may, perhaps, think of slavery. The country’s deep-rooted problems with slavery have caught the eyes of the outside world in recent years. … Continue reading Mauritania: No Country for Old Refugees
by Katerina Karakatsanis The recent airstrikes debate in the British Commons involved historical examples ranging from Iraq to Srebrenica. The example of Kosovo as a ‘blue-print’ has been raised by many different governments including the United States.[i] This piece … Continue reading The Kosovo Airstrikes Precedent: A ‘One-Size-Fits-All’?
By Geoff Moore The United States has been slower than Europe to start seriously debating the refugee and migrant crisis. This is not entirely surprising since Europe is far easier to get to for Syrians and others fleeing their home … Continue reading Republicans and the Politicization of Refugees
By Geoff Moore In the House of Commons on December 2nd, British MPs debated the question of expanding airstrikes into Syria against ISIS. Conservatives and others who support the Prime Minister’s plan have presented airstrikes as a moral duty and … Continue reading Airstrikes in Syria and the Language used to Justify War