The US President seemed to dismantle two decades of foreign policy in his press conference with Benjamin Netanyahu.
Chilcot may have closed the book on the Iraq war; but for the survivors of torture and their families, closure must seem like a distant prospect.
An authoritarian president has been saved by a peoples’ faith in democracy. But he is unlikely to credit them.
Affairs in the country will now be determined by power alone.
Two histories of Isis hope to shed light on the crisis in the Middle East.
As the long-delayed Chilcot report is published, two writers reassess the legacy of the former Labour prime minister.
Scarred by bombs and the rise of jihadists, Iraq has not had a day of real peace since the 2003 invasion.
In Northern Ireland, a new welcome centre looks after Syrian refugees.
Maher's Salafi-Jihadism: the History of an Idea draws on research and the author's personal experience to investigate the ideology which drives jihadism.
Britain can shut its borders, but it can't alone stop climate change.
Why the Western-backed assault on Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is failing.
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