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Who Should Rule Syria? Nobody.

My article in the current issue of the Spectator:  http://www.spectator.co.uk/2016/08/who-should-rule-syria-nobody/

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Re-Facebooked

As of 16/8, my Facebook account has been reinstated.  The power of positive thinking evidently works wonders.  Much thanks to all.

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Israel’s Virtual Security Zone

Jerusalem Post, 12/08 Cautious and prudent Israeli policy has largely succeeded over the last five years in sealing off the Syrian civil war from Israel’s territory.  This has been achieved through the careful cultivation of a working relationship with rebel … Continue reading

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Un-Facebooked

  Recently my Facebook profile, on which I was connected to around 5000 people, was closed down by Facebook. This has had some impact on my ability to do my job as a researcher and journalist, tho I have since … Continue reading

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Syrian Insurgency Persists Despite Divisions

  My article at Janes Intelligence Review on the rebellion in North west Syria can be accessed here:  http://www.janes.com/article/62756/syrian-insurgency-persists-despite-divisions

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The Syrian Rebellion in its Sixth Year

Jerusalem Report, 4/8   In June, 2016, I travelled to the border area between Turkey and Syria, in order to interview rebel fighters and leaders.  I was among the first foreign journalists to meet the rebels and visit their first … Continue reading

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The Sleepwalkers

PJMedia, 26/7 The terror attacks in Nice, Wurzburg and Normandy are the latest manifestations of what should now be seen as a still fairly low-level Islamist insurgency taking place in a number of west European countries. The fact that this … Continue reading

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