Pakistan demonstrators shout slogans during a rally on January 6, 2017, against the ongoing conflict in Syria. More than 310,000 people have been killed and millions forced to flee their homes since the conflict broke out in March 2011.

Pakistan demonstrators shout slogans during a rally on January 6, 2017, against the ongoing conflict in Syria. More than 310,000 people have been killed and millions forced to flee their homes since the conflict broke out in March 2011.

Turkey starts the new year as it ended the old one – in turmoil. Why the manslaughter conviction of an Israeli soldier has become a lightning rod for both the Israelis and the Palestinians. And the U.K.’s Brexit ambassador unexpectedly quits – with some choice words for his political masters in London. A panel of journalists joins Joshua Johnson for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.

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  • Paul Danahar is Washington bureau chief of the BBC; author of "The New Middle East: The World After the Arab Spring."
  • Nadia Bilbassy is Washington bureau chief for Al Arabiya.
  • Christian Caryl is a contributing editor at Foreign Policy magazine; author of "Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century."

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