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James Snell


James Snell is a writer whose work has appeared in numerous international publications including The Telegraph, Prospect, National Review, NOW News, Middle East Eye and History Today.

Analysis: Netanyahu's hawkish rhetoric on Iran was one of the hallmarks of his time in power, but while there might be a shift in tone, the new Israeli government's stance is unlikely to change significantly.

21 June, 2021

In-depth: Four years after the liberation of Raqqa from the Islamic State, the SDF in Syria's northeast has become a begrudgingly tolerated occupier for many residents.

15 June, 2021

Analysis: Syria's fraudulent election may represent an opportunity for some states to turn tacit acceptance of Assad's survival into support.

25 May, 2021

As the Uighur people endure state-sponsored genocide by the Chinese government, we examine the complicity of Western organisations in forced labour practices, and the relative failure of boycott attempts.

19 May, 2021

Comment: If Biden does not acknowledge the failures of the past, and tasks his team with reinstating the status quo, a better result can hardly be expected, writes James Snell.

30 September, 2020

Comment: Deceit has characterised the Syrian regime's response to the pandemic, while the international community takes false regime numbers at face value, writes James Snell.

27 August, 2020

Comment: UK sanctions on Saudi and Russian individuals are encouraging but will do little to the punish the regimes that allowed these abuses to happen, writes James Snell.

07 July, 2020

Comment: Transplanted to fight in another civil conflict, Syrian soldiers are finding themselves on opposing sides of Libya's crowded battlefield, writes James Snell.

21 May, 2020

Comment: For the Chinese people, and Uighurs in particular, coronavirus has become the pretext for increased state surveillance and harassment, writes James Snell.

06 May, 2020

Book Club: Ben Hubbard tells the gripping story of how Saudi Arabia's mercurial ruler rose to power - a prince who would be king.

25 March, 2020