Monday Feb 3rd, 2014

Invoking the language of ‘savagery’ and ‘barbarism’ in international law debates

By Catriona Drew
A decade after Iraq, the chemical weapons attacks against Syrian civilians in Eastern Damascus on 21 August 2013 sparked a political and public debate in the United Kingdom about the legality of military intervention. For international-law veterans of Kosovo and Iraq, the central question was familiar. read more »

Saturday Mar 15th, 2014

Celebrating Women’s History Month

A reading list
Friday Jan 31st, 2014

A goddess’s long life

The life of a statue in ancient times
Saturday Dec 7th, 2013

Syria’s civil war: historical forces behind regional realities

Michael Hunt on the shadow of empire and the importance of globalization
Thursday Dec 5th, 2013

Ancient Syria: trouble-prone and politically volatile

History is not on the side of Syria’s ever being a land that will be allowed to live in peace
Saturday
Nov 30th, 2013

An interview with Mohsin Hamid

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Monday
Oct 14th, 2013

In the wake of the uprisings

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Tuesday
Sep 24th, 2013

What should we do about Syria?

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Monday
Sep 23rd, 2013

Middle East food security after the Arab Spring

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Saturday
Sep 21st, 2013

Give peace a chance in Syria

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Saturday
Aug 17th, 2013

What were the Red Sea Wars?

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Monday
Aug 5th, 2013

‘Yesterday I lost a country’

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Monday
Jun 17th, 2013

The mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon

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Tuesday
May 14th, 2013

The History of the World: Israel becomes a state

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