Michael Kerr

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Professor Michael Kerr is the director of the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies at King’s College London. His new book, The Alawis of Syria, is published by Hurst and Oxford University Press.  

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On the same day that some of Syria’s warring factions attended talks in Geneva, again taking the initiative on Syria, Putin [...]

16 March
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There is no doubt that Islamic State (Isis) represents a significant threat to UK security. Its objective is to create instability [...]

3 December
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There is no obvious benefit to UK military intervention at this time; bombing Syria will not significantly alter the balance [...]

4 November
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Islamic State (IS) can be contained without Western ground troops playing a central role in the present crisis. [...]

18 August
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