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James Denselow

Middle East Analyst — Freelance
Covers:  foreign policy, syria, middle east, international relations, war, iraq, lebanon, security, diplomacy

Head of Conflict Team @savechildrenuk / Middle East Analyst / @FPCThinkTank Research Associate / @SyriaStudies Fellow. Lived & worked in #Syria & #Lebanon

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James Denselow is a writer and freelancer on Middle East politics and security issues based and a Director of the ‘New Diplomacy Platform’ (NDP). He has worked extensively in the Middle East, including research for foreign policy think tank Chatham House, writing and reporting for several media p...

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‘Doctors (operating in Opposition areas) are considered the most dangerous people on the ground in Syria’ - @SaleyhaAhsan https://t.co/EpsmqTfuVK
‘In #EasternGhouta they are using chlorine barrel bombs which contain heavier-than-air gas that enters basements and flushes civilians out’ - @HamishDBG https://t.co/61O6RZORVJ
David Nott explains that he believes that his Telemedicine - that helped treat wounded people in besieged Aleppo - was hacked to help the subsequent targeting & destruction of the hospital - with @SaleyhaAhsan #Syria https://t.co/uTus65Pmci
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelancer in Syria

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes - my Dad's

How is social media changing news?

More instant and connected but harder to verify