The 15th of March 2018 marked the 7th anniversary of the Syrian war. After seven years of continued bloodshed and intense violence, it is clear that the international system has failed Syria. Carne Ross, former British diplomat and founder of Independent Diplomat (ID), provides his insights into the matter.
In the UK, fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) are destroying lives in the country’s most deprived areas - but who is to blame?
Pressure is mounting on tech companies to up their efforts in tackling online extremism. But is there still too much emphasis on Islamist groups - and not enough on the far-right?
A refugee’s right to privacy and data protection is found in international human rights law - but are humanitarian agencies doing enough to protect the data of the people they work with?
The UK housing crisis dates back to the 1980s. The common solution is to build more housing–but are more systemic changes needed?
Trump's decision to cut aid to Palestine is a dangerous diplomatic move. But has aid done more harm than good in the Palestinian territories anyway?
Violent Islamic extremists skilfully use propaganda tools to recruit and mobilize supporters - and the policies of Western leaders make this all too easy
Israel’s preservation of minimal territory harnesses maximum control over Palestinians - whilst evidencing military retreat