Shia Unrest in Bahrain is Not Only About Sectarianism

This is a modern dispute in which regional superpowers are pursuing their geopolitical interests under the cover of religion.


Why Syria’s Future Can Only be Secured by a Multinational Stabilisation Force

The Syrian civil war is three conflicts in one: a proxy war, a popular uprising, and a counter-extremism struggle....

The UN Security Council after a vote to approve a Russian-Turkish peace plan for Syria, 31 December 2016.

Long-term threat of Iraq's Shia militias

The incorporation of the predominantly Shia Popular Mobilisation Units as a government entity operating alongside the army has rai...

Fighters from the Asaib Ahl al-Haq militia in Basra.