December 13, 2016
Under Siege by Mahmoud Darwish Autoplay next video Here on the slopes of hills, facing the dusk and the cannon of time Close to the gardens...
Reviews
December 11, 2016
The opening shots of Christine Cynn’s Shooting Ourselves encapsulates the jarring visual world of the arms industry. The film begins in a...
Reportage
September 15, 2016
Peace Direct’s local peace building expert for Yemen (and previous Warscapes contributor), Ahmed Al-Yemeni, recently returned home after 12...
Literature
July 11, 2016
After being a refugee for five years, Johnny returns to Juba, South Sudan on the day of its independence. But his homecoming is marred by...
Conversations
May 6, 2016
In late 2013, South Sudan erupted into civil war. The fledgling government, which had taken power just two years earlier during the formal...
Poetry
May 5, 2016
LA POÉSIE DE LA GUERRE Prologue Is war the ultimate test of manhood? Or is fighting just one hell of a hoot? Or is it both, and neither,...
Reportage
April 18, 2016
Graffiti on the walls of a high school in Afghanistan’s Achin district, some 10km from the Pakistani border, reads: “Islamic Governorate of...
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...
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...