August 14, 2014
Anna Badkhen's lyrical narratives, filed from war zones all over the world, never skimp on important historical context; she tells the...
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...
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...
blog
January 24, 2015
When the United States first ratified the Geneva Conventions in 1955, the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations categorized the agreements...
column
March 30, 2014
I was not in Kabul in 1996. That was the last time the Taliban marched into a city, the last time the world was not watching, the last time...
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...
Opinion
November 7, 2013
Two recent stories about Guantánamo from two of the country's most respected news organizations highlight just how little attention the...
Art
May 17, 2013
In the random impressions, and with no desire to be other than random, I indifferently narrate my factless autobiography, my lifeless...
Reportage
February 1, 2013
One night, during a recent reporting trip to Afghanistan, I was one of a few non-military personnel, and one of even fewer women, to attend...