Category Refugees

Iraq Helping to Shape Syria or Syria Helping to Shape Iraq?

Much has been made of the regional affect of the Syrian conflict, it spilling over into Lebanon, the threat of chemical weapons on Israel and the influence of Iraqi elements in Syria.  As far back as February 2012, US counter terrorism experts confirmed publically that Al Qaeda affiliated elements had infiltrated the unrest, though this […]

Israel: Tempting Unrest & Forgetting its Roots

An increasing social issue in Israel this year has been the influx of African asylum seekers into the country in recent years (see the race riot in Tel Aviv in 24 May 2012). It is estimated that there are around 60,000 African asylum seekers in Israel with majority of these, numbering around 40,000, being from the North […]