June 9, 2015
Molly Crabapple is a 21 st century Renaissance woman. An alluring combination of an artist with big dreams and an unwavering moral compass...
blog
December 4, 2014
Recent beheadings of foreigners held captive by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have prompted several major media outlets...
Reportage
October 13, 2014
For nearly a month, fighters from the mainly Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) have kept Islamic State (IS) forces at bay outside...
blog
October 11, 2014
Coming of age after postmodernism often seems like living a parody of our forebears’ concerns; it feels like we are testing the Society of...
Art
September 30, 2014
A woman named Muna carries a goose across the border between Syria and Jordan. She has just watched soldiers execute four of her children,...
Reportage
September 19, 2014
Editor's Preface My first conversations with Louise Shelley, a professor at the School of Public Policy at George Mason University and the...
blog
August 28, 2014
Last week, the U.S. government announced that it had completed destruction of Syria’s declared chemical weapons stockpile. This complex...
Opinion
August 24, 2014
One has to hand it to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Since the outbreak of what was initially a popular revolt against his regime in...
blog
April 6, 2015
Sada was founded nearly five years ago to support young, college-level art students in Baghdad. This generation of artists is living in a...