Middle East and North Africa

Will air strikes in Syria work?

The idea that the UK can make a meaningful difference by expanding air strikes is far-fetched

Rethinking reconstruction in Gaza

Almost a year on from 2014's Israel-Gaza conflict, the Strip is still far from recovery

France’s deepening relations with the Gulf

France has growing strategic relevance in the Gulf region, but its new proximity is dependent on increasingly unconditional support for Gulf regional policies