From one extreme to the next?

05 Feb 2015

The threat to peace posed by the Islamic State group has been described as “unprecedented in the modern age”, yet research on the rise and fall of an extremist group in 1980s Lebanon suggests that we may have seen this all before.

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Gates Cambridge welcomes 51 new Scholars

09 Apr 2013

Fifty-one of the world's most academically brilliant and socially committed young people from 24 countries have been selected as Gates Cambridge Scholars and will begin their postgraduate courses at the University of Cambridge this October.

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Salaheddin, Aleppo

Syria's Muslim Brotherhood looking to return from exile

26 Nov 2012

The exiled Muslim Brotherhood in Syria is preparing to exploit the current crisis in the country to make its return, but is unlikely to link up with the most extreme Islamic militants, according to a forthcoming book written by a Gates Cambridge Scholar.

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