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Peter Welby

Centre on Religion & Geopolitics, Managing Editor

Peter Welby is the Managing Editor for the Centre on Religion & Geopolitics. He joined the Foundation in 2013. Prior to that, he spent two years in Egypt where he studied Arabic. He has also lived in Yemen. He has written for Prospect, Newsweek, the Spectator, the Washington Examiner and the Independent, has appeared on the Huffington Post web channel HuffPost Live, and his research has been featured in the Daily Beast.

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Backgrounder

What is 'Sinai Province'?

As speculation mounted last year over what caused a Russian plane to crash over the Sinai, international eyes were on ISIS' 'Sinai Province' (Wilayat Sinai), the militant group formerly known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis.

Peter Welby

06 Sep 2016

Opinion

How Do We Defend Against the Terror that Struck Nice?

'Lone wolf' and small-cell terror attacks are hard to predict, and to prevent. But we can protect ourselves by taking on extremist thinking.

Peter Welby

18 Jul 2016

Situation Report

State of Palestine

The suggestion that the Israel-Palestine conflict is essentially religious does not stack up. But the idea that it has no religious aspects is also baseless, writes Peter Welby.

Situation Report

Israel

The suggestion that the Israel-Palestine conflict is essentially religious does not stack up. But the idea that it has no religious aspects is also baseless, writes Peter Welby.

Opinion

What makes a religious extremist?

Is religion inherently extremist? Or do we just hear a lot more about the extremist variety?

Peter Welby

03 Mar 2016

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