Warscapes Articles

February 13, 2015
Representing an incredible twenty regions in the Caucasus, the online newspaper Caucasian Knot is a small, award-winning initiative with a...
December 9, 2014
When reflecting on the major moments of political conflict over the last several years, it's difficult to think of a fight in which...
November 10, 2014
The only headstone in the group burial site just outside the Ebola treatment center in Guéckédou, Guinea, honors the grave of a Guinean...
September 26, 2014
Foreword Ken Bugul, Wolof for “one who is unwanted,” is the penname of Mariètou Mbaye Biléoma. Born in 1947 in Ndoucoumane, Senegal, Bugul...
August 26, 2014
Amit Chaudhuri first came into public light with his collection of short stories, A Strange and Sublime Address which featured a young boy'...
August 14, 2014
Anna Badkhen's lyrical narratives, filed from war zones all over the world, never skimp on important historical context; she tells the...
May 26, 2014
It has become something of a parlor sport among the liberal snarkeratti to single out “public intellectuals” like Tom Friedman for mockery...
April 1, 2014
BANGKOK, THAILAND. Since the beginning of March, the streets of Bangkok have seemingly come back to their bustling normality. Traffic jams...
March 10, 2014
No words could be more pertinent as the ones said by the great Somali writer Nuruddin Farah in his blurb about Yewande Omotoso’s first...
February 26, 2014
As unprecedented mass protests against the government of long-time Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak broke out in Egypt in January 2011,...
February 16, 2014
In 2012, the state of Maryland — home to the nation’s fourth largest African American population — faced a ballot measure that would...

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