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Podcasts from Spectator writers
After three decades of low-level war, and six weeks of shelling, the chances of multicultural harmony are remote
By Colin Freeman
Iraq finally has the sort of leader the West has hoped for
The British trader on death threats, Shamima Begum and a looming crisis
The militia that’s holding Iraq hostage
President Condé has begun to succumb to African Strongman Syndrome
Kids begging on the streets provide a potentially limitless recruitment pool
Families are scavenging to survive. It’s not quite Somalia – but it isn’t far off
The West has left Armenia to fend for itself
Pirates of the Caribbean: How Venezuela’s near collapse is causing a crisis on the seas
Why the US assassination of Iran’s top general didn’t spark a war
Macer Gifford: my fight against Isis
Where did it all go wrong in Guinea?
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