Will tomorrow’s world be realism redux, liberal resilience or radical uncertainty?
Posted on October 26, 2016
Harvard professor Stephen Walt offers three models of the future and you can take your …Read More
The unfulfilled Dabiq prophecy an omen for ISIS
Posted on October 23, 2016 / The Arab Weekly
In the excitement over a new prophecy, an unfulfilled old one is receiving less attention …Read More
ISIS is right on this point: the Dabiq battle was not the epic one for which it longs
Posted on October 17, 2016
A basic fact about the battle for Dabiq, the northern Syrian town that ISIS has …Read More
Should we deny ISIL the oxygen of publicity?
Posted on September 29, 2016 / The National
At the start of the week, an important discussion took place — and I don’t …Read More
Can European culture prevent ISIL recruitment?
Posted on September 22, 2016 / The National
On both sides of the Atlantic, the fight against radicalisation is evolving in unexpected ways. …Read More
The question in Sirte #Libya is not whether ISIS will be defeated. What comes after?
Posted on August 31, 2016
Sitting in Tunis, it’s hard not to pay particular heed to what’s happening over the …Read More
Are Germany’s new anti-terrorism proposals about politics more than security?
Posted on August 16, 2016
Germany’s interior minister Thomas de Maiziere has said that dual-nationals will lose German citizenship if …Read More
Ridicule, the ultimate takedown of Islamic State? Inshallah, one day soon
Posted on July 27, 2016
Click here for The Bighdaddy show, a collection of short videos satirising the so-called Islamic …Read More
In America, pro-ISIS digital content is a crime, pro-gun pronouncements a right
Posted on July 22, 2016
Harvard law professor Noah Feldman asks a deeply troubling question in his Bloomberg View piece. …Read More
After Nice, there’s a new global mood of despondency. Don’t give in to it
Posted on July 18, 2016
Can we be safe anywhere any more, wail some Tweeples after a lonesome petty thief …Read More
Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK