February 23, 2014
July 5th 2012 marked the 50th anniversary of Algeria’s independence. Albert Camus’s 100th birthday was celebrated a year later, on November...
Opinion
February 6, 2014
Sudan has been back in the headlines in recent weeks. Reports coming out of South Sudan suggest that the world’s newest state is sliding...
Opinion
January 11, 2014
As Lebanon accrues more carnage to its violent CV—most recently with the deadly bombings in downtown Beirut and the southern suburb of...
Reviews
December 13, 2013
Audiences will notice that the most striking aspect of Nagieb Khaja's new film, My Afghanistan: Life in the Forbidden Zone , is how...
Poetry
September 16, 2013
Drowning: 16 December, 1971 ‘Yahya Khan drowned the two-nation theory.’ Tikka Khan (1) , we only went looking into the water to stare at...
Poetry
September 5, 2013
Editor's Preface For his twelfth birthday, our mother decked my brother’s cake with a squad of Marines. We sang, he blew out the candles,...
Art
August 26, 2013
In early 2000, Gustavo Germano began assembling a photographic series called Absences (Ausencias) , a project envisioned as a comparison...
Reportage
February 26, 2013
As is the case with all long wars that take place far from home, we’ve grown bored of Iraq, the epicenter of media attention during the...
Opinion
December 7, 2012
I managed to avoid Veterans Day for most of my life, but a few years ago the college where I teach began organizing an annual Veterans Day...