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Paul Wood is a journalist for the BBC. He was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize in 2017.
The true cost of the disaster in Iraq may still have to be paid
By Paul Wood
The nuclear deal and the next Iranian uprising
The government is clinging to the fiction that the currency is worth many times its real value
Ebrahim Raisi was — and remains — Iran’s hanging judge
The Afghan security forces have been deeply demoralized for a long time
What did the US intelligence agencies know and when did they know it?
The Lebanese are living through a terrible economic experiment
Can MbS do whatever he wants?
Almost the entire Israeli military and political establishment see an Iranian bomb as a flying holocaust
Science & Tech
The global pandemic is David Icke’s moment
‘We’re dying slowly’
What do jihadis think about the COVID-19 pandemic?
President Trump’s son-in-law was close with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Is this Trump’s biggest con yet?
‘If one soldier stays behind, we will continue our jihad’
Andy Khawaja: ‘the whistleblower’
What happens when your currency collapses?
Stop the real steal
Is the worst yet to come in the Middle East?
The mad world of David Icke
The virus and Isis
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.