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Peter Oborne’s latest Syria dispatch is a disgrace

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Peter Oborne’s latest dispatch reads like George Bernard Shaw on Stalin’s Russia.

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No, Moazzam Begg is not David Miranda

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The outrage at the arrest of Moazzam Begg is misplaced.

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Syrian refugees: this is a government gesture, not a real policy change

While on the face of it sounds as if the coalition is doing its international and humanitarian duty in offering a safe haven for Syrian refugees, the proposal to accept just a few hundred refugees – and on a temporary basis – smacks of gesture politics.

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Geneva II: Failure by default

There are no examples in history of a genocidal regime giving up power peacefully.

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Britain should take our share of Syrian refugees

All three parties should consider making a much stronger, long term commitment to refugee resettlement in their manifestos.

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Labour should be arguing for more than 500 Syrian refugees

If Nigel Farage is able to make the case for Syrian asylum seekers, Ed Miliband should be able to.

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Syria (still) needs a no-fly-zone

A No-Fly Zone is not a solution to the conflict, but it is a proven means to restrict the killing.

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For his own credibility, Cameron must not turn his back on Syrian refugees

If Cameron really cares about Syria, he must not turn his back on her refugees.

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The Syrian regime wants to crush us; the killing of Dr Abbas Khan is an example of how it is trying to achieve this

The Assad regime and Islamic extremists are trying to thwart the efforts of the majority of Syrians to secure a better future.

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It’s time to support the freedom to worship

By denying Christians their ability to follow their faith, too many countries so cruelly deny them a hope that the world so often lacks. It’s time it ended.

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