Tag: civil war
Blood at the RootApril 2015
The Sri Lankan-American novelist on Sri Lanka’s brutal history and grappling with the right to tell the story of the country she left behind.
Rohini Mohan: “Prachanai” (Trouble) in Sri Lanka, Past and PresentOctober 2014
Aditi Sriram talks with the author of 'The Seasons of Trouble' about the five years it took her to write about Sri Lanka post-civil war, and whether the 'trouble' is really over.
Robin Yassin-Kassab: Revolutionary GardeningOctober 2013
The future of their country remains undetermined, but Syrians are beginning to plant seeds.
Sebastian Rotella: In U.S. Trial of Massacre Suspect, a Rare Chance for Guatemalan JusticeSeptember 2013
Following the federal trial of a former military officer from Guatemala’s 1982 civil war.
Joe Penney: A Mystery Airstrike and Mali’s “Inevitable” WarJuly 2012
Calls for a Western intervention in northern Mali, now being called “Africa’s Afghanistan,” rely on logical fallacies and ignore recent history.
The Grease Devil Is Not RealJune 2012
An old wives’ tale returns, revealing post-war Sri Lanka.