who’s right and who’s wrong

Beijing’s aggressive new censorship policies reached the West on August 18, when Cambridge University Press acknowledged that it had bowed to a request from the Chinese government and deleted off its Chinese website 315 articles from the China Quarterly, a distinguished academic journal that Cambridge publishes. The regime’s purpose in this demand was not to…

The Syrian conflict from Israeli and Palestinian perspectives

Jerusalem’s view of the Syrian conflict has always taken a different angle from the global perspective due to the conflict’s geographical proximity to Israel and its consequences on the regional balance of powers. At the beginning of the war, Western diplomacy was largely focused on the possibility of regime change in Damascus in the aftermath…