On Tuesday the 17th of March, Israelis will once again go the polls in another snap election called by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, head of the Likud Party, after a daze of political infighting within his tenuous coalition government. Bibi, as he is affectionately referred to, has variously served as Prime Minister of the Jewish … More Home and Away: Could this be Bye-Bye to Bibi?
On the 20th of August, 1920, the landmark Treaty of Sevres was ratified by major powers to mark an end to the more than six-century-old Ottoman Empire. The provisions of the Treaty are significant in understanding modern geopolitical conflicts in the Middle East: amongst them, the creation of French-mandated Syria, and British-mandated Palestine. But owing … More “No Friends But The Mountains”: The Future of Iraq’s Kurdish Minority