16 July 2015 Week in Brief: INTERNATIONAL NEWS AFGHANISTAN: A US drone strike has killed Shahidullah Shahid (a senior Isis commander) and five other militants, according to the Afghan intelligence agency. BAHRAIN: Ibrahim Sharif, an opposition leader who was jailed following Arab Spring protests, has been arrested a month after finishing his four-year sentence. BRAZIL:… Continue reading Issue 11: 2015 07 16: INTERNATIONAL NEWS
9 July 2015 NEGOTIATIONS? WHICH NEGOTIATIONS? by Neil Tidmarsh Protracted and deadlocked negotiations between Western powers and an obdurate ‘rogue’ state drag on in a European capital. A deal to bring the state back into the international fold should have been signed this week but a deadline was missed and the talks have been extended… Continue reading Issue 10: 2015 07 09: Negotiations? Which Negotiations?