April 30, 2015
It took me 41 years and four months to return to the city in which I was born in December 1973. Sài Gòn, Việt Nam, is a city that no longer...
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April 30, 2015
“10 soldiers came into my home who had previously burned down my grandparents’ house while they were inside with my 3-year-old sister. They...
Reportage
April 1, 2015
As the Islamic State continues its bloodly advance across Syria, Kurdish Iraq and the region more broadly, questions about the decades-old...
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March 27, 2015
In the last US presidential election there was little mention of an agenda to improve the lives of the roughly 15% of Americans who live in...
Literature
March 23, 2015
There are fields beyond. The world there obeys / The living Word; names, numbers do for this. / The grave’s cross, the grave’s grass, the...
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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...