Wednesday, July 23, 2014

MH17 and Gaza- two very different elite reactions

298 people killed in the MH17 disaster. Over 600 killed in Gaza. The elite western reaction to these two different tragedies – one still ongoing – tells us so much about the world we live in.

You can read the whole of my new piece for OpEdge here.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Tunisia- where the Arab Spring has not yet turned to winter

My new piece for OpEdge.

It’s just past ten in the morning and the temperature in Tunis is already in the mid-thirties. Usually the cafes in the Tunisian capital would be full of people, but it’s the start of Ramadan and most of them are closed...

You can read the whole of my piece on developments in Tunisia, here