Palestine

A World of ‘Hot Borders’

‘Something there is that doesn’t love a wall’ wrote Robert Frost, partially in an ironic commentary on the human condition, and, depending on your interpretation…


The Week That Was – 1

An explosive start to the year. In Iran the anti-government protests continued. More than 20 people are thought to have died in the unrest. After…



The Week That Was

There was one major story which, although tragic may not change things much, and another, which despite receiving much less coverage might change a lot….





The Palestinian efitada

By Tim Marshall      Palestinian, and indeed Arab social media is awash with images of Palestinian attackers who have been shot after attempting murder….


3rd Intidafa? We’re Busy Right Now

By Tim Marshall. It is hardly a silver lining, but the violence taking place in the wider Middle East may actually be a restraining factor…