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Trump Needs To Realise That Iran Is Not North Korea

The US President will hopefully realise the folly of isolating Iran and equating it with North Korea. In a situation otherwise, he risks annoying a number of his allies.

Why Secessionist Movements Rarely Succeed

Despite their high numbers, very few secessionist movements are ultimately successful.

Saudi Ban Lift On Women Driving Is About Politics, Not Religion

In an unexpected move that surprised everyone, including his own people, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia has suddenly passed a royal...

Commonalities of Differences in India’s Northeast

Northeast India, ever since independence, continues to be a region witnessing perpetual political and ethnic violence. It was one of the regions where the...

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Hikayetna: Stories From Syrian Refugees

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What I Left Behind

The war made him leave his home behind, suddenly and begrudgingly. | Amir Darwish

Do You Want Some Bread and Milk?

Curfew meant being attacked by the paramilitaries. An attack inside their quarters was called “operation” | A short story by Mekhala Saran

Syria

A kingdom of broken dreams, buried inside the eyes of their corpses | Faris Fakhreldin

Let’s Dance for Newroz

"Newroz, for me, is freedom from slavery and injustice." | Lorin Kasso

Vignettes of Love and Peace: Letters From Kabul

"just another morning in Kabul" | Jhilmil Breckenridge

Where I Come From

"From the womb of the Mediterranean I come" | Amir Darwish