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...
Opinion
February 6, 2018
The transcript of the speech titled "African Solutions for African Problems: Limning the Contours of a New Form of Connectivity" delivered...
videos
January 13, 2018
In conjunction with The Center for Place, Culture and Politics , Warscapes magazine presents An Evening of Poetry from the Horn of Africa...
Poetry
October 18, 2017
THE THERE THERE Rain plumps the country up, and the country was plenty plump enough, a big country with its big yellow mouth of an...
Conversations
August 14, 2017
With White House staff endeavoring to walk back President Trump's bombast about "fire and fury like the world has never seen,"...
Reviews
February 24, 2017
The only prospect more enthralling than a last stand is a Hollywoodized version of it. Zulu (1964) portrayed the 1879 battle at Rourke’s...