Mohammed Bin Salman and the Guise of the Reformer

Emma Faverio Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) was supposed to be the Middle Eastern reformer the West had been waiting for. Since his power grab in 2017, the Western media has depicted Salman as the young and charismatic figure who would finally modernise Saudi Arabia; some journalists even went so far as…

Syria: A Humanitarian Catastrophe

Natalie Chu In the middle of March this year Syria entered its eighth year of conflict. At this point the crisis has outlasted the second world war by more than 2 years and continues to escalate with ever-growing ferocity. For millions of Syrians, daily life has become a marathon of unparalleled suffering.   A Brief…