Tarek Megerisi - 20 May 2020
European countries should try to revive the political approach to resolving the Libya conflict, particularly given that Turkey may want to do so from its current position of strength.
Hugh Lovatt - 14 May 2020
West Bank annexation will bring an end to the EU’s cherished two-state solution. International norms and the EU’s own laws will now need to underpin post-annexation relations with Israel.
Sajad Jiyad - 11 May 2020
Iraq needs to reset its relations with both Tehran and Washington in a way that protects Iraqi sovereignty and allows the central government to reassert control over the security apparatus.
Helen Lackner - 08 May 2020
The Southern Transitional Council’s declaration of “self-rule” threatens to revive the internecine feuds of previous generations.
Bassma Kodmani - 07 May 2020
Syrian opposition figure calls on Europe to work closely with Washington to build on growing Russian frustration with the Assad regime and increase their demands of Moscow.
René Wildangel - 06 May 2020
There will be little prospect of economic stabilisation and political compromise in Lebanon if the EU isolates one of the country’s major political forces.
Ellie Geranmayeh - 29 April 2020
France, Germany, and the United Kingdom will have to decide whether to support the US cause to extend the UN embargo or oppose it. But neither option is ideal.
René Wildangel - 29 April 2020
Germany has adopted a position that the Israeli government will likely interpret as support for its policies of occupation and settlement.
Cinzia Bianco - 20 April 2020
Saudi Arabia took a major risk in launching the oil price war. There may be a political price to pay.
Hugh Lovatt - 07 April 2020
Urgent intervention can mitigate the worst effects of the pandemic. But the EU should also help Gaza escape its man-made crisis.
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