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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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Will lessons be learned from the world's failure on COVID-19?

Tucked away in the news last week was an extraordinary announcement. It received few, if any, headlines. Yet it concerned the most dominant factor affecting most people’s lives over the last 32 months.

September 19, 2022

Truss threatens European consensus on Jerusalem

Buried in the myriad policy pledges of the Conservative leadership campaign was a diplomatic time bomb. It was so buried that most media outlets did not cover it at all. One grand list of winner Liz Truss’s commitments in all spheres did not even mention it.

September 05, 2022

Johnson unlikely to be sidelined despite impending exit

Love or loathe him, few can deny that Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson has bestrode British politics for more than a decade, casting long shadows over those who struggle to share the limelight.

August 29, 2022

Gazans will continue to suffer even as rocket fire paused

Hopefully, the latest Israeli bombing of Gaza has drawn to a close. However, the aggression through the blockade continues and Israelis will benefit from any sense of calm.

August 08, 2022

Countering climate change

As temperatures surge upward shattering records and lives with an alarming consistency, it is jaw-dropping to just take stock of the phalanxes of climate-change deniers.

July 25, 2022