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Catherine Schreck

Catherine Schreck

Catherine Schreck is an LSE student studying MSc in Empires, Colonialism, and Globalization, with an MA in International Relations from QMUL and a BA in International Affairs from the George Washington University. She worked in Jordan from 2008-2009 and has been working for the African Education Program since 2011. She also speaks Arabic, French, and Spanish.

The various kings, presidents, princes and heads of Arab delegations at the commencement of the 28th Arab Summit - Dead Sea, March 29 (Petra)

Yesterday, March 29th, the Arab League gathered for the Amman Summit. This was the 28th such summit since the Arab League was established seven decades ago. The purpose of the …
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) laughs with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a joint news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 15, 2017.     REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

On 6 February, the Israeli parliament passed a controversial measure that retroactively gives approval to illegal Israeli settlements built on the occupied West Bank. This ‘Regularisation Bill’ has severe implications …