June 28, 2016
It was a winter night when I sat in a café with four friends and heard on the news that Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, president of Tunisia, had...
Conversations
December 14, 2015
There’s a map of the Middle East that hangs in the Leila Heller Gallery today, and upon entering the room, it’s hard to avoid its sparkle...
Reviews
December 9, 2015
The sixth volume of the Sternberg Critical Spatial Practice series, Eyal Weizman’s The Roundabout Revolutions examines the recent trend of...
Reviews
November 16, 2015
Two of the four chapters of Charles Glass’ new book, Syria Burning: ISIS and the Death of the Arab Spring , begin with jokes. In the first...
blog
August 3, 2014
After Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Nansur Hadi delivered a speech the night of Eid al-Fitr calling for national reconciliation based on core...
Opinion
February 25, 2015
Last week, President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, who became head of state of The Republic of Yemen in 2012 (the result of a one-candidate...
Conversations
December 9, 2014
When reflecting on the major moments of political conflict over the last several years, it's difficult to think of a fight in which...
Art
January 31, 2013
Cairo's Tahrir Square, epicenter of the 2011 uprising that toppled former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, erupted in demonstrations again...
Reportage
December 1, 2012
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