Perspectives

Perspectives are opinion pieces published on a variety of platforms. Op-eds are one of the best ways to bring particular opinions and angles to relevant news issues.

The Washington Post was roundly ridiculed for the way it presented the death of the Daesh leader. But even reactions from the so-called liberal media resorted to simplistic assessments of the ‘Muslim world’.

These regimes have a long list of 'skeletons in their closet', and their track record reveals no interest whatsoever in the preservation of Arab lands or the sovereignty of Arab nation-states

Removing military control over Algeria's politics is a lengthy process that will not be ended by protests or elections.

Arab governments criticising Turkey's operation in northeastern Syria don't have a leg to stand on.

Central Asia could become a spoiler for all of Beijing’s big Belt and Road ambitions.

While power is the capacity to direct the behaviour of others through any means necessary, ‘soft power’, a term first coined by Joseph Nye in 1990, is essentially power without the use of coercion or force.

The Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States is ready to welcome Uzbekistan as a new member while Turkmenistan expects to become an observer state.

Berlin has the political capital to persuade key players to support an effective political process in Libya

Far-right nationalism has been underestimated for decades and the threat it poses only slowly being recognised.

Syria is the battleground where the new order for the Middle East will emerge.