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Assad

A trap of neutrality

Carsten Wieland IB: Syria and the Neutrality Trap. The Dilemmas of Delivering Humanitarian Aid through Violent Regimes

SYRIA: Carsten Wieland uncovers a large number of mistakes in the Western donor countries' handling of the humanitarian crisis during the Syrian civil war. He also mentions how rebel forces have deliberately starved local people to attract aid: Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Rwanda.

The Assad family's long-standing mask game

Sam Dagher: Assad or We Burn the Country

syria: The Assad family has ruled Syria since 1970. Sam Dagher's new book shows how the family has clung to power at all costs, exposing their cynical strategies and brutal acts of violence.

You will not get peace even if you are dead

Yaser Kassab: I have seen nothing, I have seen all

THE ESCAPE FROM SYRIA: Yaser Kassab (31) is stuck in a gray suburb of Sweden.

What would Machiavelli do?

Kishore Mahbubani: Has the West Lost It? A Provocation

: China and India sail up as the new superpowers, and the West must find a new foothold in a reshuffled world

The reviewer's reviews

: Documentaries claim to represent facts – they can not only be judged by how much emotional touch they have.