Hosted by the Centre for Geopolitics: Middle East conflicts have long experienced destructive and counter-productive foreign interventions. Often western powers such as the USA are criticised for both intervening (George W. Bush) and for not intervening (Donald Trump). The panel will discuss the interests which foreign powers pursue in the region and consider whether a […]
This month marks the eightieth anniversary of the occupation of the Baltic States by the Soviet Union in June 1940. It was the start of a long nightmare for their inhabitants which only ended with the re-establishment of their independence in 1991. The United Kingdom, long a Baltic power, condemned Stalin’s coup at the time, […]
Join the author, Dr Samir Puri, for a conversation around how imperial legacies are still shaping the thorniest issues we face today. About this Event The Centre for Grand Strategy and the Strategic Studies Research Theme presents: The Great Imperial Hangover: How Empires Have Shaped the World – Dr Samir Puri in conversation with Professor Patrick Porter, […]
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In order to explore new solutions and to allow creative different thinking about peace making in the Middle East, the panellists will discuss the ways in which the various Middle East conflicts at different levels are entangled and interconnected. Panel: Joost Hiltermann – Program Director, Middle East and North Africa, International Crisis Group Adnan Tabatabai – CEO, […]