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28.10.16 | Martin Plaut
Did Eritrean pilots defect to Ethiopia?

Two Eritrean pilots are reported to have defected to Ethiopia. Martin Plaut investigates what truth there is to the story.


A look at the contentious Indus Waters Treaty to discuss the recent tensions between India and Pakistan over water sharing following the Uri attack.

03.10.16 | Dickie Davis David Kilcullen Greg Mills David Spencer
Winning Colombia’s Peace: A Great Perhaps?

Colombia’s narrow rejection of a historic peace accord with the FARC has cast doubt upon the country’s future. What hope now for peace?


Disputing theories which predicted the demise of nationalism, director of CERI Sciences Po, Alain Dieckhoff dissects the future of the modern nation-state.

05.09.16 | George Kassimeris Leonie B Jackson
The Burkini Ban and the Dangerous Consequences of Coercive Undressing

France’s burkini ban reveals a broader trend within Europe, where an entitlement to feel ‘comfortable’ takes precedence over Muslim women’s right to veil.


Burundi’s President Nkurunziza continues to preside over human rights abuses, regional isolation, and increasingly militant protests against his rule.

demonstrations in aden 1967

The Chilcot report will, at long last, draw lessons from the 2003 Iraq war – which was probably Britain’s worst strategic blunder since Suez in 1956.


A new report charges lapis lazuli smugglers with funding the Taliban and ISIS in Afghanistan. But traders should not be scapegoated, argues Magnus Marsden.

Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani

The latest violent uprising in Kashmir in the wake of militant commander Burhan Wani’s death has deep and bitter roots, writes Christopher Snedden.

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How do you re-tell a memoir? Sunila Galappatti explains the process of working with the LTTE’s highest-ranking prisoner in order to tell his story.