December 19, 2016
“Waiting on torture is worse than torture.” It’s an old Arabic proverb, quoted by Mohamedou Ould Slahi in his bestselling memoir,...
Reviews
August 16, 2016
Moazzam Begg has become somewhat of a household name in the British campaign against extraordinary renditions and for the rights of...
Reviews
July 7, 2016
In an interview given to Le Monde in 2010, Algerian historian Mohammed Harbi declared that “[s]ince [Algerian] independence, history is...
blog
June 8, 2016
Last month a video surfaced online of Pakistan army officers in the country's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) that caused...
blog
June 3, 2016
On Thursday morning, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of the acclaimed memoir Guantánamo Diary and one of Gitmo’s longest-resident prisoners,...
Opinion
May 17, 2016
On August 29, 2012, in Yemen’s eastern Hadhramaut province, a U.S. drone struck the village of Khashamir. The strike allegedly killed...
Reviews
February 18, 2016
On the eighth floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art, a large projection brings viewers back to the aftermath of the attacks of...
Opinion
January 4, 2016
"I said in my introduction that man is a yes. I will never stop reiterating that. Yes to life. Yes to love. Yes to generosity. But man is...
Opinion
August 30, 2013
The truth, so they say, will set you free. For Chelsea Manning the meaning of that phrase is far from literal — the truth concluded last...