Jack Dickens

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Thursday, 13 August 2020

The New World: A new generation provides hope for a Middle East in crisis

The Middle East is in crisis. The hopeful Arab Spring has now turned into a harsh winter filled with frustrated …

By Jack Dickens

Friday, 7 August 2020

The New World: intensifying US-China rivalry is not a new Cold War – yet

The strategic rivalry between the People’s Republic of China and the United States of America is one of the dominant …

By Jack Dickens

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Lebanese PM: “This catastrophe will not pass without accountability"

Lebanon is grappling with the fallout from a vast explosion which shook the city of Beirut yesterday. The immediate impact …

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Tuesday, 28 July 2020

The New World: Surveillance states are transforming the technology revolution

The internet and the digital revolution continue to transform the world around us. The human experience has been changed as …

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Saturday, 25 July 2020

BBC’s Once upon a time in Iraq - a devastating documentary masterpiece

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Tuesday, 21 July 2020

EU leaders agree 1.8 trillion euro fiscal fudge to keep worst hit countries afloat

“We did it! Europe is strong, Europe is united!”, declared the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, just before …

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Monday, 20 July 2020

The New World: EU trying to muddle through its greatest crisis

The European Union is confronting some of its greatest challenges yet. Over the last few months, European leaders have been …

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Wednesday, 15 July 2020

The New World - a new podcast from Reaction

In a world turned upside down by the coronavirus crisis, the geopolitical landscape is changing. Old certainties that shaped our …

By Jack Dickens

Monday, 13 July 2020

Poland's liberal opposition dealt bitter blow in knife-edge presidential race

Sometimes the pendulum of history swings upon the finest of margins. So was the result of Poland’s latest Presidential election, …

By Jack Dickens