BDS has achieved many significant victories. But this is one case where the final destination - not the empowering journey - is what matters most

Nada Elia

Key evidence in the case was kept secret - and so will evidence in the case of British intelligence and counter-terrorism cooperation with the US

Richard Norton-Taylor

Sir John Chilcot told the BBC that he believes his inquiry has led to changes in the government, but the system is still too easily manipulated by prime ministers with emotional convictions

Clare Short

From 13 demands down to six 'principles', it's clear that Mohammed bin Salman and Mohammed bin Zayed's all-guns-blazing approach against Qatar was a blunder. But will lessons be learned?

Bill Law

One of the most valuable US weapons to fight terrorism is good intelligence. But instead of building relationships with Muslim-majority countries, Trump's ban only burns bridges

CJ Werleman

Despite arrests, hate campaigns, death threats, harassment and suspension, Bahrain's only independent newspaper continued to hold truth to power - until now

Bill Law

On 5 July, Algeria celebrated the 55th anniversary of its independence, one that everyone thought was bound to happen. But archives show the event could easily have never happened

Malika Rahal

The sponsors of Egypt's 2013 coup threaten to use the same tactics on their disobedient Gulf neighbour, but the crisis this strategy has created will only spread

David Hearst

The situation in Srebenica is the exact opposite of that in Germany, which has fully acknowledged the Holocaust and apologised for the crimes committed by the Nazis

Peter Oborne and Alastair Sloan

The Lebanese army's raids of Syrian refugee camps in Arsal, paired with a PR visit to Hezbollah's museum, should raise questions about whether the institution has lost its moral high ground

Makram Rabah