April 19, 2016
The horror of siege is that it is a manufactured famine, and its miseries are anticipated and slow to manifest. The United Nations, along...
Opinion
February 22, 2016
From the Turkish side of the border I could hear the low rumblings of explosions, the sound rolling across the northern Aleppo countryside...
Art
September 30, 2014
A woman named Muna carries a goose across the border between Syria and Jordan. She has just watched soldiers execute four of her children,...
blog
February 20, 2015
In the global imagination, the conceptual idea of Somalia derives from the notion of the uncanny, fantastic and primitive savage. The...
Opinion
February 10, 2014
It must have seemed like a stroke of brilliance at the time. A few snaps of Downton Abbey’s Lady Cora with photogenic Sierra Leonean...
Art
January 12, 2014
"The disaster ruins everything, all the while leaving everything intact. ...Remembrance of the disaster which could be the gentlest want of...
Reviews
January 16, 2013
On 1 November 2012, in the aftermath of New York City’s devastation following Hurricane Sandy, Staten Island Borough president James...