May 15, 2018
At a cemetery in Beirut, soldiers from the French colonial army--including the Senegalese triailleurs-- lay buried. Little is known of the...
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...
Opinion
June 4, 2016
In a recent think piece “Drone blowback in Pakistan is a myth. Here’s why”, political scientist Aqil Shah argues that blowback from...
Opinion
November 23, 2015
2008 was a big year for Goldman Sachs, and one they had been looking forward to for quite some time. It was the moment they were finally...
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...