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,...
Conversations
December 19, 2016
The third week of October – 14 years, two months and ten days after he arrived at Guantánamo as prisoner #760 – a US military escort team...
Reviews
August 16, 2016
Moazzam Begg has become somewhat of a household name in the British campaign against extraordinary renditions and for the rights of...
Opinion
July 20, 2016
“What do you mean by ‘tea and sugar?’” the American interrogators wanted to know. Armed with an intelligence phone intercept in which the...
blog
June 3, 2016
On Thursday morning, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of the acclaimed memoir Guantánamo Diary and one of Gitmo’s longest-resident prisoners,...
Opinion
January 4, 2016
"I said in my introduction that man is a yes. I will never stop reiterating that. Yes to life. Yes to love. Yes to generosity. But man is...
Opinion
February 22, 2015
Torture is a violation of the law, both domestic and international. It also happens to be a moral outrage. Leaving aside the legal...
Poetry
December 19, 2014
Editor's Introduction Najwa Ali’s poem, “If shore, then traffic” seems to apply itself to the reader just at that point where perception...
Opinion
June 14, 2014
Every day brings new criticism of the Obama Administration for the deal it struck to bring Bowe Bergdahl home. How could the president...