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July 16, 2021
Egypt Regains Its Role as a Middle East Power Broker [RUSI]

July 16, 2021 Egypt played a critical role in brokering a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza during the flare-up of violence in May. In this QandA, the Editor asks our Senior Associate Fellow, H A Hellyer, about the significance of this event. Jonathan Eyal: Do you think that the government in Cairo stepped […]

June 13, 2021
From Ontario to Bordeaux, Islamophobia and right-wing terrorism must be confronted head-on [WASHINGTON POST]

June 13, 2021 H. A. Hellyer is a Carnegie Endowment for International Peace scholar in Washington and senior associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London. On June 6, four members of the same family in Ontario were struck and killed by a vehicle. The police said the victims were targeted “because of their […]

May 26, 2021
Opposition to a ‘one-state’ solution is often rooted in bigotry [Washington Post]

May 26, 2021 H. A. Hellyer is a Carnegie Endowment for International Peace scholar in Washington and senior associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London. This week, Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited the Middle East to bolster the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas and to lay the groundwork for the resumption […]

May 23, 2021
Roger Scruton’s intellectual bigotry makes everyday racism more acceptable [National]

May 23, 2021 British media has, of late, been ablaze with a controversy that has little to do with Brexit, for a change. The philosopher and author Roger Scruton was interviewed by the New Statesman magazine on a variety of topics, among them immigration in Hungary, China, Islam and George Soros. After select quotes were published as […]

May 4, 2021
The many reasons it’s wrong to ask a judicial nominee about their religion [National]

May 4th, 2021 This month, US President Joe Biden announced the nomination of Zahid Quraishi, a magistrate judge in New Jersey since 2019, for the United States District Court for New Jersey. If selected, it would make Mr Quraishi the first Muslim federal judge in America. And yet, even in the middle of his nomination hearings, […]

April 29, 2021
A Major Rights Group Says Israel Is Guilty of Apartheid. It Might Fracture the Status Quo in Washington [TIME]

April 29, 2021 On Tuesday, the U.S.-based rights organisation, Human Rights Watch (HRW), accused Israel of two crimes against humanity: the crime of apartheid, and the crime of persecution. Other organisations, including Israeli ones, have previously made similar claims; but it is the first time that such designations have been made by an international organisation of […]

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