Daniel Williams

After completing his Masters with Distinction in Politics and International Relations of the Middle East (University of Exeter), Daniel Williams went on to volunteer with the British Red Cross (Refugee Services). He currently works with voluntary and community organisations in Manchester. Daniel speaks English, French and elementary-level Kurdish.

War in Ukraine: the Syrian divide

As Arab fighters engage hostilities in Ukraine, this article examines their roles and motivations in joining the conflict.

Qatar’s opportunity amidst a UK energy crisis

In 2021, Vladimir Putin announced Russia would increase gas supplies to Europe to mollify the turbulent energy market. This offered …

2019-2020 Lebanon protests: what to expect next

October 2020 marked a year of sizeable political protests in Lebanon. Protesters demanded a complete overhaul of the system. The …

Iran: politics of pragmatism & Arab parallels

Since the existence of independent nation states in the Middle East and North Africa, Iran has been one of the …