August 3, 2020
How to Tell the Story of an Insurgency, edited by Aruni Kashyap, is an effective acquaintance with the three decades of insurgency in the...
blog
April 1, 2020
We find ourselves in a truly challenging moment as this coronavirus pandemic becomes a long and difficult daily reality. Not only are our...
Poetry
March 7, 2020
TO WAR MONGERS EVERYWHERE Tell us Did you start a war So our women Could be sold to public shame? Our girls everyday Stripped bare of...
Opinion
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...
Reportage
November 30, 2019
Into the late afternoon hours, the blistering light gave way to soft, horizontal rays that crisscrossed over Lebanon’s Beqaa valley. The...
blog
July 20, 2019
When, in his farewell address in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the dangers of the “unwarranted influence” wielded by the “...
Poetry
November 20, 2018
The Mountain Moved Our bunker shook; I felt the blast; my corpse would be crisp and charred. Would I talk to Dante at last? where? paradiso...
Literature
June 22, 2018
Valérie Gruhn was an emergency room nurse with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) near Mosul, Iraq, from March to June...
Opinion
February 7, 2018
I woke up late, as usual, my days a mix of sleep, worry and joblessness. I sat in front of the TV trying to catch the latest news on the...