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Migrant crisis cries out for solution

The dreadful tragedy of migrants drowning in the Channel on their failed attempt to reach England must make us all cry out for a solution. The challenge is how and where to deal with this. Many can remember the Vietnam Boat People and much more recently those escaping from war and economic privation in the…

After the Beirut blast, the international community must stop propping up Lebanon’s broken political system

Tamirace Fakhoury, Lebanese American University and John Nagle, Queen’s University Belfast The finger of blame for the Beirut explosion is pointing at Lebanon’s corrupt and criminally negligent political leadership. Amid continuing protests, the government of prime minister Hassan Diab resigned on August 10, though ministers will stay on in a caretaker role until a new…