Britain’s Channel 4 features the story of Sidra, a nine-year girl in eastern Aleppo — she and her brother survived an airstrike which killed their parents and another brother in July:
It is only us that remain here. I feel sad and I miss them.
Scott Lucas is Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham and editor-in-chief of EA WorldView. He is a specialist in US and British foreign policy and international relations, especially the Middle East and Iran. Formerly he worked as a journalist in the US, writing for newspapers including the Guardian and The Independent and was an essayist for The New Statesman before he founded EA WorldView in November 2008.