March 19, 2015
Today marks the fifty-third anniversary of the end of the Algerian fight for independence. On March 19, 1962 the seven-year, four-month war...
Art
March 17, 2015
Cambodia—synonymous with paradoxical ideas: ‘Pearl of the East,’ ‘war,’ ‘Kingdom of Wonder,’ ‘genocide,’ and ‘Land of Smiles’—where deep...
blog
February 25, 2015
Last week a news report emerged stating that a newborn child, Faruk Salaka, had become the first formally registered Bosnian citizen. This...
blog
February 23, 2015
Seven years after the country’s declaration of independence, decades after the struggle against Serbian hegemony reached its zenith, Kosovo...
Reportage
February 18, 2015
It was the more than one hundred bodies of young men found in the Queiq river nearby in early 2013 that induced former rebel commander Abu...
blog
February 16, 2015
Building on the work of her previous books Precarious Life: The Power of Mourning and Violence (2004), and Frames of War: When is Life...
Literature
February 3, 2015
The Maoist rebels entered Khaireni after dinnertime. The dim filament lights that dangled from veranda roofs turned off one by one as the...
Reviews
January 28, 2015
Clint Eastwood's American Sniper has amassed a staggering $200 million as of this week. Adapted from the best-selling memoir by Chris Kyle...
Art
January 5, 2015
Editor's Introduction Nora Al-Badri has never been to Iraq. But she has connected with her father’s home country via the Internet—not over...