As Lebanon is responding to the influx of Syrian refugees through legislature and camp demolitions, Tiffany Kwok analyses present day conditions in Lebanon, as well as the future implications of such actions.
The government’s approach of getting private companies to provide public services produced parallel systems.
Hasan Siddiqui guides the discussion of shifting U.S. policy in Syria, tying in Iran’s nuclear programme negotiations and discontentment from America’s regional allies.
Hasan Siddiqui highlights the newfound success of Syrian rebel groups in the North, what it comes with, and what it means for the current regime and potentially Syria’s future.
Zaid looks into the concept of identity, through Amin Maalouf and Lucy Aharish, in an increasingly inter-connected world. In doing so, notions of uniqueness, conformity and assimilation are explored.
Malcolm discusses the ways in which different countries are dealing with the admittance of Syrian refugees.