Myrrh in the Time of the AnthropoceneSeptember 2015
Boundaries of Nature: Each time my friend reaches for his resin, he taps into a global knowledge honed over millennia, a true people’s pharmacopeia.
Nick Turse: The Terror DiasporaJune 2013
The U.S. military and the unraveling of Africa.
David Jacobson: Dancing in the Streets of TimbuktuFebruary 2013
In Mali’s fight against extremists, women’s freedoms—not Islam—is the central issue.
Tom Engelhardt: Monopolizing War?September 2012
War has become a sort of American monopoly--but the American people don't seem to know, or care.
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.