April 28, 2016
The United Nations’s Independent International Commission of Inquiry has recently raised allegations against the Syrian government, stating...
videos
April 12, 2016
In 2015, more than 200,000 Afghans arrived in Europe fleeing violence in search of greater economic opportunity and better living...
Reportage
March 24, 2016
"Just now, an Iraqi guy attempted to commit suicide here," read the quick email to a Warscapes editor yesterday from inside the prison at...
blog
March 21, 2016
Jessica Rohan: What was your level of awareness about Syria prior to meeting the cab driver from Damascus? Christian Nembhard: Prior to my...
Reportage
March 15, 2016
For decades the running joke in Myanmar, known as Burma until 1989, was that George Orwell crafted his novel 1984 based on his personal...
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...
Conversations
February 9, 2016
Until 2012, Soulaf Abas painted mostly landscapes and insects. Her work is emotive, warm, impressionistic yet controlled. Her paintings...
Opinion
December 2, 2015
In a recent essay for Dissent entitled “The European Crisis,” Michael Walzer offers a case study in liberal imperialist ideology. The...
Opinion
November 28, 2015
MIA released her latest video "Borders" recently and caused, as she so often does, an Internet uproar. Her self-directed video is a visual...