On the bus to university with Syrian refugees in Jordan.
Chi Onwurah lays out why she'll be voting against British airstrikes in Syria.
To understand why IS draws thousands of would-be fighters from the West, we need to view the militant group through the lens of the fighters themselves.
The government appears not to understand the nature of its enemy, warns Maria Norris.
The treatment of Silhan Özçelik shows how confused British policy towards the Middle East has become.
Above all, the Islamic republic wants stability – and to fight back against a group that despises Shia Muslims.
“We fled from terror and it found us again here. It feels like it is always behind us, stalking us.”
The Prime Minister has a plan for when the bombs drop. But what about after?
In 2013, the European Union declared Wahhabism the main source of global terrorism. But it's not just a “Middle East problem”; it is our problem, too.
A recent visit to Iraq has left me doubtful that the Prime Minister's plan can suceed, says Liam Byrne.
Military force may sometimes be necessary. But resorting to bombs and bullets comes at a high price to those caught up in conflicts abroad and, all too often, to the future security of people across the world.
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