October 2, 2014
The well-known US security expert, Brian Jenkins, famously declared in 1974, that “ terrorism is theatre ”. And over the last few weeks,...
Reportage
September 19, 2014
Editor's Preface My first conversations with Louise Shelley, a professor at the School of Public Policy at George Mason University and the...
Opinion
May 4, 2015
I visited the Bardo Museum in Tunis as a child, dragged by well-meaning adults, returning later as an interested art student. But never did...
Opinion
February 25, 2015
Last week, President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, who became head of state of The Republic of Yemen in 2012 (the result of a one-candidate...
Opinion
February 2, 2015
The January tragedy at the Charlie Hebdo office has led to several vociferous debates on a range of topics: freedom of expression, French...
Reviews
January 28, 2015
Clint Eastwood's American Sniper has amassed a staggering $200 million as of this week. Adapted from the best-selling memoir by Chris Kyle...
Opinion
January 23, 2015
Lassana Bathily, the grocery clerk who hid shoppers in a freezer when gunmen entered the store where he worked, received French citizenship...
Opinion
January 21, 2015
As a war correspondent, I’ve grown accustomed to vicious acts of terrorism taking the lives of innocent civilians, but this usually happens...
Opinion
January 19, 2015
In the wake of the atrocity committed in the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo this month, an ongoing discussion has taken place...