Warscapes Articles

March 18, 2021
Ten years ago, on March 19, 2011, I walked into a tent in the antigovernment protest encampment in Sanaa, Yemen, known as Change Square. I...
December 24, 2020
Eritrea’s direct involvement in the ongoing Ethiopian civil war has been highly contentious for many observers. Tigray People’s Liberation...
July 20, 2020
The last three weeks in Ethiopia have been full of tragedy . Beloved Oromo musical powerhouse and political activist Haacaaluu Hundeessaa...
June 21, 2020
The astonishing events of May-June 2020 have drastically changed our social circumstances and the terms of political discourse. Mass...
April 28, 2020
“A novel is a mirror walking down a long road.” --Stendhal, The Red and the Black As we writers know, we have a great habit of being locked...
March 25, 2020
Can African literature offer a sense of guidance through the current pandemic of COVID-19? Articles have circulated online about “ pandemic...
February 28, 2020
This year marks nine years since the Syrian uprising spiraled into full-fledged war. Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have been...
November 13, 2019
Carter G. Woodson’s analysis of the educated black elite becomes an important marker in an ongoing conversation about the role of black...
July 12, 2019
Dear Mr. President, Peace and blessings of Allah be unto you! I congratulate you for winning the elections and pray to Allah to help you...
July 12, 2019
In my country’s first peaceful transition of power since independence from France in 1960, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani - a retired general and...
June 28, 2019
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch . TRIPOLI, Libya -- Sometimes war sounds like the harsh crack of gunfire and sometimes like...

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