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25.08.15 | Leon T. Goldsmith

Syria’s Alawites have long used ruthless pragmatism to survive. This same pragmatism, argues Leon Goldsmith, may soon lead them to disown President Assad.

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19.08.15 | Hurst Staff

A Hurst reading list for World Humanitarian Day, 2015.

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04.08.15 | Leah Farrall

As the Taliban undergoes a leadership transition after Mullah Omar’s death, could the influence of Jalaluddin Haqqani hinder the nascent peace process in Afghanistan?