31/01/2017 Article

Trump and Putin: Is Presumed Empathy Enough?


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Alastair Crooke, (republished on Consortium News as ‘Deep State vs. Donald Trump’), 28 January 2017 President Putin has said it often: the door to co-operation

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Challenging perspectives on Islamism and politics in the Middle East

Conflicts Forum aims to shift Western opinion towards a deeper, less compartmentalised understanding of Islam and the Middle East.
By examining problems in terms of differences of thinking, language and intellectual and metaphysical traditions, we attempt to frame differences as more than simple struggles for power. Although not a particular focus of our work, reconciliation is sometimes an outcome of what we do.