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26.09.14 | Vicken Cheterian

Turkey is notably reluctant to join a military campaign against ISIS. In fact, Ankara’s ambiguity towards the radical Islamist group has deep political as well as historical roots.

X FactorArabia
19.09.14 | Zaheer Kazmi

How Islamic pop music, a once peripheral art form, has become domesticated, mainstream and ‘moderate’.

Bangladeshi UN Peacekeepers
11.09.14 | Philip Cunliffe

The UN peacekeeping system allows Western states to harness the armies of the Global South as a force multiplier, writes Philip Cunliffe.