March 23, 2015
There are fields beyond. The world there obeys / The living Word; names, numbers do for this. / The grave’s cross, the grave’s grass, the...
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...
Opinion
January 16, 2015
“Sentimentality, the ostentatious parading of excessive and spurious emotion, is the mark of dishonesty, the inability to feel; the wet...
Art
January 5, 2015
Editor's Introduction Nora Al-Badri has never been to Iraq. But she has connected with her father’s home country via the Internet—not over...
blog
December 11, 2014
One day after the release of the Senate report on CIA's torture programs, the New York Times ran an Op-Ed by Army veteran Eric Fair...
Reviews
May 28, 2014
“So, we, too, are statues, but we never stop crushing one another in the name of the one who made us. We are statues whose permanent...
Opinion
April 26, 2014
When the US was initially up in arms over the use of chemical weapons in Syria , various commentators pointed out the hypocrisy of the...
column
March 30, 2014
Just weeks after the US invaded Iraq in March of 2003, narratives about the conflict began to flood into publishing houses. Although there...
Opinion
November 15, 2013
While security considerations have always been a part of the urban design process — and are arguably becoming more so — few modern cities...