Middle East and North Africa

EU backed into a corner on Israel-Palestine

Trump’s Jerusalem announcement and Netanyahu’s visit have placed unprecedented strain on Europe’s Israel-Palestine policy. 

Misunderstanding migration in North and West Africa

A shocking report on the apparent slave trade in migrants trapped in Libya has focused European attention on combatting smugglers. But ‘cracking down’ on migrant networks is not the answer

Not only a pawn in their game

The war in Yemen has its own domestic logic, independent of the Saudi-Iranian ‘cold war’

Escaping from Tunisia

Explaining the recent spike in migration from Tunisia to Europe