April 21, 2017
The recent deadly chemical attack on Syria and the subsequent tomahawk missile retaliation shows no immediate end to the now six-year-long...
videos
June 27, 2016
“I suspected one could sometimes learn more as a wanderer than as a journalist.” Belén Fernández hitchhiked through Lebanon in 2006 and...
Art
April 4, 2016
A Russian airstrike near Idlib last autumn all but obliterated the set of my first – and last – public theater performance in Syria. Fresh...
blog
March 3, 2016
During a recent drive along the Lebanese border with Israel, I posted a photograph to Facebook taken from the south Lebanese town of...
Opinion
November 24, 2015
They called your apartments and gardens guerrilla strongholds. - June Jordan, Apologies to All the People in Lebanon (1989) On the evening...
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
June 16, 2015
Last month, the New York Times published an article by Isabel Kershner that was not entirely distinguishable from an Israeli army press...
column
October 21, 2014
Violence is a key ingredient of human storytelling: from our first oral tales, violent acts have heightened audience attention and...
Art
April 1, 2014
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