Middle East

The Real Israel

Israel is the most politically contentious, internationally contested, and yet extraordinary region in the world. Spending only a week there, I realised just how skewed the Western media portrayal of the Middle East is. There are complexities and differences of opinions within pockets of consensus.  The ruling of the region continues to be dictated by the 1967 Six-Day War; and Israel needs urgent change.

We Will Remember Them: How World War One Shaped the Modern World

The 11th November 1918 saw the end of the ‘Great War’. An estimated 15-19 million people had been killed, a further 23 million military personnel had been wounded, and 8 million civilians had also lost their lives. How far was World War I a turning point for the way the world works today? The First […]