April 18, 2016
Graffiti on the walls of a high school in Afghanistan’s Achin district, some 10km from the Pakistani border, reads: “Islamic Governorate of...
Poetry
January 25, 2016
Editor's Preface: To isolate one detail from Charles Cantalupo’s ekphrastic poem: Drawing the moment of stillness when the insect and...
column
January 5, 2016
“The [Bahraini] Khalifa family are oppressors and Sunnis are not responsible for their actions. They are not Sunnis, they are tyrants. The...
Conversations
December 14, 2015
There’s a map of the Middle East that hangs in the Leila Heller Gallery today, and upon entering the room, it’s hard to avoid its sparkle...
blog
December 3, 2015
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blog
December 1, 2015
Radicalization and extremism among youth continue to percolate in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, with the recruitment and planning of a...
blog
November 16, 2015
Since covering my first conflict in Chechnya in 1999, I have been aware that violence never keeps to a given territory. Violence seeps like...
Reviews
November 16, 2015
Two of the four chapters of Charles Glass’ new book, Syria Burning: ISIS and the Death of the Arab Spring , begin with jokes. In the first...
blog
October 22, 2015
“What happened to Canada?” is a question I’ve heard often over the last several years, and one I’ve typically answered with either a shrug...