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...
Reviews
November 16, 2015
Two of the four chapters of Charles Glass’ new book, Syria Burning: ISIS and the Death of the Arab Spring , begin with jokes. In the first...
Conversations
November 9, 2015
The Saudi-led coalition pummeling Yemen has announced that its campaign is in the final stages - preparing to declare "victory," some...
Reviews
November 4, 2015
Malik Sajad was born in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-occupied Kashmir, in 1987. Munnu: A Boy From Kashmir is his first book-...
blog
October 27, 2015
Beasts of No Nation poses some complicated questions about Hollywood’s treatment of black masculinity. While the movie based on the 2005...
blog
October 20, 2015
Ilya Budraitskis: It has been several days since the start of the Russian military operation in Syria and the goals and strategy of this...