Editor-in-Chief Ben Mackay introduces Canvas’s latest edition on the Middle-East.
In this thoughtful article, Gregory Pichorowycz evaluates the case of military intervention in Syria, concluding that it is essential for the well-being of the Syrian people.
In this article, Thomas Leighton explores the relationship between Turkey and Syria in the wake of the Arab Spring.
George Richards assesses the conditions of workers in the United Arab Emirates and argues that it counts as modern day slavery.
Ben Mackay assesses whether the Iraq War was a humanitarian intervention and argues that it should not be considered an example of one.
Joe Austin examines the dark side of oil, looking beyond the immediate financial benefits of sitting on ‘black gold’.
In this article, Huw Wales examines the history of the pan-Arab movement, and assess the potential revival of the idea in a post-Arab Spring Middle East.
In this article, Alexander Titcomb assesses the impact of US involvement in Iran during the Cold War.
Here, Simon Renwick takes a critical look at American foreign policy towards Iran through a social constructivist approach.
In this article, Chris Olewicz addresses the role of the Arab Spring in Yemen with regard to the upcoming National Dialogue Conference.