Photo of American armoured vehicles on a highway in Syria.

10 Years into Syrian Civil War: No End in Sight

March 15, 2021 will mark 10 years since the start of the civil war in Syria, but as the West’s priorities appear to lie elsewhere, there is little hope for the Syrians’ suffering to end any time soon, writes Hakam Kherallah.

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WWII Japanese Displacement Parallels Migrant Crisis

Lynne Kutsukake’s The Translation of Love is as haunting as it is beautiful. Set in post-WWII Japan, the novel touches upon migration and identity issues as pertinent today as they were in 1946. It is…

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Sadiq Khan’s Election: Islamists Suffer a Slap in the Face

Followers of Islamic State (IS) or Al Qaeda may never admit it, but the election victory of Sadiq Khan as mayor of a city as great — and in their eyes Islamophobic — as London was a slap in…

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