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Chris Doyle

Chris Doyle is director of the London-based Council for Arab-British Understanding (CAABU). He has worked with the council since 1993 after graduating with a first class honors degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies at Exeter University. He has organized and accompanied numerous British parliamentary delegations to Arab countries.

Twitter: @Doylech

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Time to find a different way in Idlib

A friend from Idlib has told me: “We just do not know what is going to happen. This is killing us. We do not know if the bombing will end in days, weeks or months. Where is safe, where is not safe. This uncertainty is what people are so terrified about.”

May 13, 2019

Orban and his ‘illiberal democracy’ a problem for the EU




Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. (File/Attila Kisbenedek/AFP)

May 06, 2019

NATO vital to Europe despite its recent troubles




NATO came into being in 1949 with the purpose of confronting the expanding power of the USSR (File/AFP)

April 08, 2019

PM May likely to pay the price for Brexit shambles




Britons attend a march and rally organized by the pro-European People’s Vote campaign for a second EU referendum. (AFP)

March 25, 2019