December 19, 2016
“Waiting on torture is worse than torture.” It’s an old Arabic proverb, quoted by Mohamedou Ould Slahi in his bestselling memoir,...
Reportage
February 10, 2016
On the outskirts of the city of Little Aden in southern Yemen, a 25-year-old young man lives with his mother, sharing the worries, sorrows...
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...
Opinion
August 18, 2014
On August 7, the United States re-engaged in Iraq. The sudden air strikes make one thing clear: that the US has no idea what to do about...
Opinion
January 21, 2015
As a war correspondent, I’ve grown accustomed to vicious acts of terrorism taking the lives of innocent civilians, but this usually happens...
blog
March 10, 2014
Drones may soon claim the life of one more Americans. Reports have surfaced that the Obama administration is debating whether or not to...
Opinion
July 20, 2012
The deliberate destruction of monuments is an act as age-old as man’s ability to build those very monuments. The past decade and a half has...