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19. The folly of proxy war

In the 19th and beginning of the 20th century the Middle East had become in the view of many Arabs a playing board, on which foreign powers played their game using the Arabs as pieces. 1,488 more words


The Failing Response to Ebola

After forty years of intermittent outbreaks the Ebola Virus has taken a firm grip of West Africa with the World Health Organisation (WHO)* estimating that around fourteen thousand people have caught the disease, with over five thousand having lost their lives to it. 1,250 more words