Perspectives

Rather than helping, the international community is perpetuating Libya’s political uncertainty

The international community's approach towards the election process in Libya has been characterised by inconsistency and a lack of unity. Libya has been mired in...

Eric Zemmour: A nexus between French populism and political Christianity

The firebrand far-right candidate was provided his platform by a multi-billionaire media mogul – but it had some strings attached. With the first round of...

Libya’s election postponement farce: where do we go from here?

From the beginning, the election process in Libya was convoluted, confused, lacked clarity and transparency.  After weeks of uncertainty, Libya's electoral commission recently suggested the elections be pushed...

Voiceless no more: The Russell Tribunal on Kashmir

Civil society initiatives, such as Russell’s tribunal on Kashmir, enable human rights defenders and free societies to step up to the plate, hold criminal...

Turkish-Israeli relations: Pulling back from the brink?

Tel Aviv and Ankara have the opportunity to de-escalate tensions and establish dialogue after the turbulent Netanyahu era. In December 2008, Turkey mediated talks between Syria and...

Libyan planned elections: A clear way out of turmoil or a return to conflict?

It is significant to have a confirmed, explicit legitimate and constitutional structure for the presidential and parliamentary polls in Libya, in addition to a...

What is going on between Iran and Azerbaijan?

Iran is one of the countries that still could not adapt to the new regional realities that occurred after the Second Karabakh War between...

Regional perspectives: Looking back at the year following the Second Karabakh War

After last year's bloody war, while certain countries benefited from the results, some countries are still not accustomed to the new order that emerged...

Visibility of 9/11’s invisible victims: Muslim women

Europeans and Americans concerned about the safety and rights of women in the East should be equally concerned about the safety and rights of...

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