Verses of Love and WarNovember 2014
The writer on the faces of violence in conflict zones, and why poetry offers a form of liberation that journalism cannot.
Ali Dayan Hasan: The Wrong Kind of PakistaniApril 2014
On the invention of “the liberal extremist” and the attempted assassination of a friend.
Cora Currier: White House Closes Inquiry Into Afghan Massacre and Will Release No DetailsAugust 2013
Questions about U.S. war crimes go unanswered.
J. Malcolm Garcia: Old GunsDecember 2012
An antique weapons dealer in Kabul collects Kalashnikovs and nostalgia.
Humera Afridi: Malala Yousufzai and the Bonesetter’s AlchemyOctober 2012
On girls, shame, healing what’s broken, and why education is the path to creating an honorable Pakistan.