Category: Geopolitics

Olive Branch: turkish military operations in Syria

Beyond the Oxfam Scandal

This essay first apperead on The Oxfam scandal has generated much press coverage over the past two weeks, with a good amount of sensationalism. The focus has been positively titillating and hashtag-able: prostitutes, #metoo, sexual harassment, rapes, #aidtoo. Besides rare mentions, the voices have been from Global North practitioners and policymakers. On February 13, I had a brief…

Transitional justice: a case for Syria

Afghanistan: the growing ethnic tension has its roots in history

Cyril Ramaphosa, the New Hope

The Kurdish conundrum. The new crux in the Syrian conflict

UN approves 30-day for Syria’s Ghouta ceasefire

What is the dispute over Jerusalem about?

Sri Lanka, the March of Folly 21 – Education in the doldrums

Plastic pollution: more waste than fish