General Sir Peter Wall, the head of the British army, told Chatham House last week: "We have only got to look to the tension in the Ukraine to see a situation that was not foreseen and is confounding our previous assumptions about stability across Europe."
While the international community’s attention has been grabbed by Ukraine, it should not overlook the latest events in Syria as Bashar al-Assad’s presidential ‘election campaign’ begins. The July poll is likely to increase, rather than heal, the divide between Syrians of all types, writes Abdullah Ali.
Legislation which will end in reducing the Arab representation in the Israeli elected body is irresponsible and dangerous, writes Yossi Mekelberg.
'Tymoshenko is ready to bend morals and values just as much as Yanukovych,' said Orysia Lutsevych. 'It’s why people said he had no right to judge her, because they come from the same gang.'