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Bangladeshi UN Peacekeepers
11.09.14 | Philip Cunliffe

The UN peacekeeping system allows Western states to harness the armies of the Global South as a force multiplier, writes Philip Cunliffe.

Scottish Flag
11.09.14 | Faisal Devji

The Scottish referendum: a crisis of the political, masquerading as nationalism?

al-Baghdadi
09.09.14 | Jean-Pierre Filiu

Al-Baghdadi, Caliph of ‘Islamic State’, may benefit from the Gaza impasse – a danger to Israelis and Palestinians alike, writes Jean-Pierre Filiu.