Jayson Casper

BRIEFING: The Russian airline disaster, and Islamic State in Egypt

by Jayson Casper - 25th November 2015

BACKGROUND to the ISIS franchise that some think downed the Russian tourist 'plane in October, and that has London offering to send troops.

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Israel shuns first peace studies programme in the Arab world

by Jayson Casper - 28th October 2015

AS THE THIRD intifada escalates, visas to study nonviolence in Palestine are being blocked, staff and students tell Lapido

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Egypt: Planting a tree for peace means more than ‘hugs and kisses’

by Jayson Casper - 17th September 2015

In a region where religion is causing havoc, it is also building a livable future.

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