October 18, 2017
THE THERE THERE Rain plumps the country up, and the country was plenty plump enough, a big country with its big yellow mouth of an...
Conversations
August 14, 2017
With White House staff endeavoring to walk back President Trump's bombast about "fire and fury like the world has never seen,"...
Reviews
February 24, 2017
The only prospect more enthralling than a last stand is a Hollywoodized version of it. Zulu (1964) portrayed the 1879 battle at Rourke’s...
Poetry
December 13, 2016
Under Siege by Mahmoud Darwish Autoplay next video Here on the slopes of hills, facing the dusk and the cannon of time Close to the gardens...
Reviews
December 11, 2016
The opening shots of Christine Cynn’s Shooting Ourselves encapsulates the jarring visual world of the arms industry. The film begins in a...
Reportage
September 15, 2016
Peace Direct’s local peace building expert for Yemen (and previous Warscapes contributor), Ahmed Al-Yemeni, recently returned home after 12...
Literature
July 11, 2016
After being a refugee for five years, Johnny returns to Juba, South Sudan on the day of its independence. But his homecoming is marred by...
Conversations
May 6, 2016
In late 2013, South Sudan erupted into civil war. The fledgling government, which had taken power just two years earlier during the formal...
Poetry
May 5, 2016
LA POÉSIE DE LA GUERRE Prologue Is war the ultimate test of manhood? Or is fighting just one hell of a hoot? Or is it both, and neither,...