Robert Fox

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Thursday, 28 May 2020

Netanyahu on trial in Israel's bizarre yet fascinating coalition

Benjamin Netanyahu capped off the first week of his fifth premiership of Israel by a barnstorming performance in the Jerusalem …

By Robert Fox

Friday, 22 May 2020

Turkish military forces turn the tide in Tripoli and send Russian-backed strongman into retreat

In three or four swift moves, Turkish forces have turned the tide of fighting for Libya’s capital, Tripoli, in the …

By Robert Fox

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Chinese aggression will force Western countries to make a choice

Donald Trump’s latest threat to withdraw funding from the World Health Organisation is turning a temporary spat with China into …

By Robert Fox

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Coronavirus crisis has devastated the Middle East’s migrants and urban poor

Earlier this month, a Pakistan International Airways flight carried 227 passengers from Dubai back to Pakistan. They were the first …

By Robert Fox

Monday, 4 May 2020

How Israel flattened the coronavirus curve with tough lockdowns and intrusive technology

In the very mixed picture created by the impact of coronavirus in the Middle East, Israel appears the outlier. At …

By Robert Fox

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

What happens next? - Q&A with Bruno Maçães

The coronavirus crisis could be a gift, it seems, for proponents of the surveillance state. Big Brother could soon be …

By Robert Fox

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

Coronavirus crisis is remaking the political landscape of the Middle East

A major shakeout is taking place across the Middle East – a ragged reordering of events and circumstances is underway. …

By Robert Fox

Thursday, 9 April 2020

Crossing the Rubicon - Britain's extraordinary virus volunteers

Nearly three quarters of a million volunteers are now working with the NHS, and another two million or so people …

By Robert Fox

Monday, 6 April 2020

Black Sky Hazard: Coronavirus causing geopolitical fragmentation

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic are we facing a “Black Sky Hazard” moment? The new buzzword, borrowed from …

By Robert Fox