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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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Nov 21, 2017

Over 26,446 children killed in Syrian conflict to date - claims @snhr https://t.co/3YVUqHpLgp

Nov 21, 2017

Executing prisoners on the spot, suicide bombers on crutches and more - the carnage of the battle for Mosul - must read by @GhaithAbdulahad https://t.co/5zveOBIfDB

Nov 21, 2017

“Obviously the de-escalation zone deal in the Ghouta isn’t going too well” - @aronlund https://t.co/zNiepYVNju

Nov 20, 2017

RT @NRC_Egeland: US, UK & other allies of Saudi has only weeks to avoid being complicit in a famine of Biblical proportions. Lift th…

Nov 20, 2017

In the 1950s there was an average of 8 armed groups in a civil war. By 2010 the figure had jumped to 14. By 2014 in Syria alone there were over 1000 armed groups - @MarkLowcock

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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